Fangfoss is a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 11 miles (18 km) to the east of the city of York and 3.5 miles (6 km) north-west of the town of Pocklington.

Fangfoss
Fangfoss is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Fangfoss
Fangfoss
Location within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid referenceSE765532
• London170 mi (270 km) S
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townYORK
Postcode districtYO41
Dialling code01759
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AmbulanceYorkshire
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
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53°58′10″N 0°50′02″W / 53.969524°N 0.833846°W / 53.969524; -0.833846Coordinates: 53°58′10″N 0°50′02″W / 53.969524°N 0.833846°W / 53.969524; -0.833846
Fangfoss

Together with Bolton the village forms the civil parish of Fangfoss with Bolton.

The parish church of St Martin was designated a Grade II* listed building in January 1967 and is now recorded in the National Heritage List for England, maintained by Historic England.[1] The village also has a primary school and pub. A village park was created to mark the Queen's Golden Jubilee and is called Jubilee Park.[2]

Fangfoss Hall was designated a Grade II* listed building in 1967 and is now recorded in the National Heritage List for England, maintained by Historic England.[3]

In 1823 Fangfoss was listed as the parish of 'Fangfoss-with-Spittle'. The village was in the Wapentake of Harthill. Population was 154, with occupations including twelve farmers, a shopkeeper, a shoemaker, and a schoolmaster. The landlord of The Carpenter's public house was also a village carpenter. The village chapel was in the charge of the vicar of Barnby-upon-the-Moor, and under the patronage of the Dean of York.[4]

Fangfoss was served by Fangfoss railway station on the York to Beverley Line between 1847 and 1959.[5] In 1987 the station was given a Grade II listed building status.[6]

Fangfoss hosts an annual arts festival called Fangfest.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Martin (1083833)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 29 April 2013.
  2. ^ "Background". Jubilee Park. Retrieved 25 November 2014.
  3. ^ Historic England. "Fangfoss Hall (1346460)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 15 August 2013.
  4. ^ Baines, Edward (1823): History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York, p. 203
  5. ^ Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.
  6. ^ Historic England. "The old railway station (1346458)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 29 April 2013.
  • Baggs, A P; Kent, G H R; Purdy, J D (1976). Allison, K J (ed.). "Fangfoss". A History of the County of York East Riding: Volume 3: Ouse and Derwent wapentake, and part of Harthill wapentake. Institute of Historical Research. pp. 164–170. Retrieved 29 April 2013.
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 5.

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