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Skerne, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Skerne, East Riding of Yorkshire

Skerne is a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, it forms part of the civil parish of Skerne and Wansford. It is situated a mile to the south of the River Hull and the Driffield Canal. It is approximately 2 miles south-east of Driffield and 2 miles north-east of Hutton Cranswick. Skerne Grade I listed Anglican church is dedicated to St Leonard. The church is substantially Norman, particularly the nave, chancel and south doorway. The north aisle is 13th century.
Post townDRIFFIELD
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridTA0455
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 code01377
 

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

Schirne

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

Skerne, par. and vil., East-Riding Yorkshire, 2 miles SE. of Driffield, 2757 ac., pop. 176.

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