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All Saints Church Sancton.jpg
All Saint's Church, Sancton
Sancton is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Sancton shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population 286 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid reference SE901392
Civil parish
  • Sancton
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town YORK
Postcode district YO43
Dialling code 01430
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
YorkshireCoordinates: 53°50′31″N 0°37′54″W / 53.841984°N 0.631691°W / 53.841984; -0.631691

Sancton is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) south-east of the market town of Market Weighton on the A1034 road.

A1034 at Sancton

The civil parish is formed by the village of Sancton and the hamlet of Houghton. According to the 2011 UK census, Sancton parish had a population of 286,[1] a reduction of one on the 2001 UK census figure.[2]

The church dedicated to All Saints was designated a Grade II* listed building in 1967 and is now recorded in the National Heritage List for England, maintained by Historic England.[3]

Places of interest[edit]

For places of interest in Sancton, see Market Weighton and North Newbald.


  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 10. 

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