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Faxfleet, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Faxfleet, East Riding of Yorkshire

Faxfleet is a hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 7.5 miles east of Goole town centre. It is located at the start of the Humber, on the north bank, where the River Ouse and the River Trent meet. Faxfleet forms part of the civil parish of Blacktoft. Faxfleet was the location of the Faxfleet Preceptory, a former community of the Knights Templar. It was one of Yorkshire's principal preceptories, valued at more than £290 (£ as of 2013).
Post townGOOLE
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridSE8624
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 code01430
 

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

Faxfleet, township, South Cave par., East-Riding Yorkshire, on river Humber, 6½ miles SW. of South Cave, 1717 ac., pop. 249; contains Faxfleet Hall.

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