Place:Knedlington, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

Alt namesCledintonsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 307
Coordinates53.7438°N 0.8896°W
Located inEast Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
Humberside, England     (1974 - 1996)
East Riding of Yorkshire, England     (1996 - )
See alsoHowden Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which it was situated 1894-1974
Asselby, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandcivil parish in which Knedlington is located
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Knedlington is a small hamlet located in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, and forms part of the civil parish of Asselby. It is situated approximately west of the market town of Howden and lies to the west of the B1228 road. The M62 motorway is just over 1 mile to the south-east.

Village landmarks include Knedlington Manor, Knedlington Hall, and woodland. Knedlington Hall was protected as a Grade II* listed building in 1966.

In 1823 Knedlington was in the civil parish of Howden and the Wapentake Liberty of Howdenshire. Recorded was the hall built in the reign of Elizabeth I at the west of the village. Population at the time was 118. Occupations included a farmer and a horse dealer, and the landlord of the Anchor public house. Resident was a gentleman and two yeoman, one of whom was the chief constable and agent to a London insurance company.

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