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Aughton, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Aughton, East Riding of Yorkshire

Aughton is a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 7 miles north west of the market town of Howden and 9 miles south west of the market town of Pocklington. It lies west of the B1228 road and east of the River Derwent. Together with Ellerton it forms the civil parish of Ellerton and Aughton.
Post townYORK
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridSE7038
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHumberside
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01757
 

Other names by which Aughton, East Riding of Yorkshire has been known in the past

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Aughton, East Riding of Yorkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Aughton, par. and township, East-Riding Yorkshire, 2 miles NW. of Bubwith ry. sta. and 7 miles NE. of Selby -- par., 5201 ac., pop. 489; township, 1952 ac., pop. 157. The ancient castle was the seat of the family of Aske, of whom Sir Robert Aske was executed as the leader of the insurrection called "The pilgrimage of grace..

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