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Thornton, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Thornton, East Riding of Yorkshire

Thornton is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 3.5 miles south west of the town of Pocklington and 5 miles north west of the village of Holme-on-Spalding-Moor. It lies just to the north of the Pocklington Canal. According to the 2011 UK census, Thornton parish had a population of 138, exactly the same as on the 2001 UK census. The parish church of St Michael on Main Street is designated a Grade II* listed building.
Post townYORK
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridSE7545
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 code01759
Population138 (2001 census)
 

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

Thornton, par. and township, East-Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles SW. of Pocklington - par., 6697 ac., pop. 704; township, 2314 ac., pop. 158.

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