Shiptonthorpe

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Shiptonthorpe
Shiptonthorpe is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Shiptonthorpe
Shiptonthorpe
Shiptonthorpe shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population 503 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid reference SE852433
Civil parish
  • Shiptonthorpe
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
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
UK
England
Yorkshire
53°52′46″N 0°42′19″W / 53.879312°N 0.705303°W / 53.879312; -0.705303Coordinates: 53°52′46″N 0°42′19″W / 53.879312°N 0.705303°W / 53.879312; -0.705303

Shiptonthorpe is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 5 miles (8 km) south-east of the market town of Pocklington and 2 miles (3.2 km) north-west of the market town of Market Weighton.

Lychgate of All Saints Parish Church, Shiptonthorpe

According to the 2011 UK census, Shiptonthorpe parish had a population of 503,[1] an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 419.[2]

In Shiptonthorpe there are two pubs, (one currently closed) a petrol station, two Churches, a shop, and a Renault main dealer. The parish church of All Saints is a Grade I listed building.[3] On the outskiirts of the village there is a garden centre called Langlands, and a McDonald's (formerly a Little Chef) which opened in 2014.

The A1079 road runs through part of the village. Plans for a bypass of the village were put forward in the 1989 Roads for Prosperity white paper but were subsequently dropped.

Shiptonthorpe was served by Londesborough railway station on the York to Beverley Line between 1847 and 1965.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics: Area: Shipton Thorpe CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 6 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Shipton Thorpe CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 20 May 2008. 
  3. ^ Historic England. "Church of All Saints (1310431)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 6 February 2013. 
  4. ^ Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199. 
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 10. 

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