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Winestead, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Winestead, East Riding of Yorkshire

Winestead is a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, in an area known as Holderness. It is situated approximately 7 miles south east of the town of Hedon and 1.5 miles north west of the village of Patrington. It lies to the north of the A1033 road. It forms part of the civil parish of Patrington. It is also the ancient seat of the Hildyard/Hilliard/Hildegardis family, whose ancestry is believed to be of Saxon origin.
Post townHULL
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridTA2924
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 code01964
 

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

Winsted ~ Wifestad ~ Wistede ~ Wiuestad

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

Winestead, par. and ry. sta., East-Riding Yorkshire, 1½ mile NW. of Patrington, 2108 ac., pop. 163; P.O.; Andrew Marvel (1620-78), political writer, poet, and satirist, was a native; near the sta. is Winestead Hall, seat.

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