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Sancton, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Sancton, East Riding of Yorkshire

Sancton is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 2 miles south east of the market town of Market Weighton on the A1034 road. 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, a reduction of one on the 2001 UK census figure.
Post townYORK
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridSE9039
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
Population287 (2001 census)
 

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

Santune ~ Santun

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

Sancton, par., township, and vil., East-Riding Yorkshire - par., 4478 ac., pop. 491; township (Sancton and Houghton), 3174 ac., pop. 370; vil., 2½ miles SE. of Market Weighton; P.O.

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