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Yaverland, Isle of Wight

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Yaverland, Isle of Wight

Yaverland is a village on the Isle of Wight, just north of Sandown. It has about 200 houses. About 1/3 of a mile away from the village is the Yaverland Manor and Church. Holotype fossils have been discovered here of Yaverlandia and a pterosaur, Caulkicephalus. The White Air extreme sports festival was held annually at Yaverland pay and display car park between 1997 and 2008, but moved to Brighton for 2009. The older part of the village is spread along the road to Bembridge by the Norman Church.
Administrative CountyIsle of Wight
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSZ6185
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityHampshire

Other names by which Yaverland, Isle of Wight has been known in the past

Everlant ~ Evreland

Yaverland, Isle of Wight in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Yaverland, par. and vil., Isle of Wight, on Sandown Bay, 1½ mile NE. of Sandown and 1 SE. of Brading, 818 ac. and 75 foreshore, pop. 153; near the church is an interesting Jacobean manor-house (1620).

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