Kilpin is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) south-east of Howden and 18 miles (29 km) south-east from the county town of York.

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Entering Kilpin at the West End
Kilpin is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Location within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population339 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceSE772269
• London155 mi (249 km) S
Civil parish
  • Kilpin
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townGOOLE
Postcode districtDN14
Dialling code01430
UK Parliament
List of places
53°43′59″N 0°49′49″W / 53.733093°N 0.830242°W / 53.733093; -0.830242Coordinates: 53°43′59″N 0°49′49″W / 53.733093°N 0.830242°W / 53.733093; -0.830242

The civil parish is formed by the villages of Kilpin and Kilpin Pike and the hamlets of Balkholme, Belby, Howdendyke and Skelton. Kilpin lies within the Parliamentary constituency of Haltemprice and Howden an area that mainly consists of middle class suburbs, towns and villages. The area is affluent, placed as the 10th most affluent in the country in a Barclays Private Clients survey,[2] and has one of the highest proportions of owner-occupiers in the country.[3] According to the 2011 UK census, Kilpin parish had a population of 339,[1] a decrease on the 2001 UK census figure of 357.[4]

In 1823 Kilpin was in the parish of Howden and the Wapentake and Liberty of Howdenshire. Population at the time was 318, and included four farmers and a yeoman.[5]


  1. ^ a b UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Kilpin Parish (1170211211)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  2. ^ "North tops 'real' rich league". BBC News. 14 May 2003. Retrieved 4 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Haltemprice and Howden". UK Polling Report. Retrieved 11 May 2015.
  4. ^ "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Kilpin CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 17 May 2008.
  5. ^ Baines, Edward (1823). History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York. p. 360.
  • Gazetteer – A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 7.

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