Place:Easington (near Patrington), East Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameEasington (near Patrington)
Alt namesEasington
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates53.6512°N 0.114°W
Located inEast Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
Humberside, England     (1974 - 1996)
East Riding of Yorkshire, England     (1996 - )
See alsoPatrington Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1935
Holderness Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1935-1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog


NOTE: There are two other Easingtons on the North Sea coast of England. The largest one is Easington in County Durham; the smaller is Easington in what is now North Yorkshire.


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Easington is a small village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, in the area known as Holderness. It is situated between the Humber estuary and the North Sea at the south-eastern corner of the county at the end of the B1445 road from Patrington.

The civil parish is formed by the village of Easington and the hamlets of Kilnsea, Out Newton and Spurn Head. According to the 2011 UK census, Easington parish had a population of 691, a small decrease on the 2001 UK census figure of 698.

The parish church of All Saints' is a Grade I listed building.

It is the site of a large natural gas terminal, Easington Gas Terminal, consisting of two terminals owned and operated by BP, Centrica Storage which processes and stores gas offshore, and Gassco, operating the Norward to UK "Langeled pipeline". It is also famous for being the birthplace of the Anglo-Canadian poet and literary scholar, Robin Skelton (1925–97).

Much of the parish has been lost to the sea in the past, including the villages of Turmarr, Hoton, Northorpe, Dimlington, Old Kilnsea and Ravenser - some of which were lost by the end of the year 1400.

The thatched tithe barn was designated in 1987 by English Heritage as a Grade II* listed building.

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