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Foxholes, North Yorkshire

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Foxholes, North Yorkshire

Foxholes is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. It lies on the B1249 road, 9 miles south from Scarborough, 11 miles north-west from Bridlington, and 7 miles north-east from Sledmere. Foxhole's Grade II listed Anglican church is dedicated to St Mary, and is an 1866 limestone and sandstone construction by George Fowler Jones Pevsner describes this neo-Norman church as: "one of the ugliest in the Riding...
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridTA0173
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire

Other names by which Foxholes, North Yorkshire has been known in the past

Foxele ~ Foxhole ~ Foxohole

Foxholes, North Yorkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Foxholes.-- par., East-Riding Yorkshire, on the Wolds, 10 miles N. of Driffield, 4305 ac., pop. 417; P.O.; contains the township of Foxholes with Boythorpe, 2526 ac., pop. 312.

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