Bilton, East Riding of Yorkshire

Bilton (or Bilton-in-Holderness) is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 5 miles (8 km) east of Hull city centre on the B1238 road and adjoining the village of Wyton. According to the 2011 UK census, Bilton parish had a population of 2,220,[1] a decrease on the 2001 UK census figure of 2,340.[2]

Bilton
St Peters Bilton.jpg
St Peter's Church, Bilton
Bilton is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Bilton
Bilton
Location within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population2,220 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceTA160330
• London155 mi (249 km) S
Civil parish
  • Bilton
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHULL
Postcode districtHU11
Dialling code01482
PoliceHumberside
FireHumberside
AmbulanceYorkshire
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
53°46′50″N 0°14′19″W / 53.7806°N 0.2385°W / 53.7806; -0.2385Coordinates: 53°46′50″N 0°14′19″W / 53.7806°N 0.2385°W / 53.7806; -0.2385

The civil parish of Bilton consists of the villages of Bilton, Ganstead and Wyton.

St Peter's Church is a Grade II listed building that was designed by G. T. Andrews and built in 1851.[3]

Bilton Community Primary School is situated in Bilton and provides primary education for about 300 pupils from the village and the surrounding area.

A 131-acre (53 ha) site is to be used to construct the biggest solar farm in the UK since 2016. The farm is to be built by Gridserve on behalf of Warrington Borough Council.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Bilton Parish (1170211144)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  2. ^ UK Census (2001). "Local Area Report – Bilton Parish (1543504191)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 25 November 2018.
  3. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Peter (1161454)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 28 January 2013.
  4. ^ "Huge solar farm on edge of Hull would save millions of pounds in bills". Hull Daily Mail. 5 March 2019. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 3.

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