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

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. A coastal settlement, it is situated between the Humber estuary and the North Sea at the south-eastern corner of the county, and at the end of the B1445 road from Patrington. The coastal town of Withernsea is approximately to the north-east.

The civil parish is formed by the village of Easington and the hamlets of Kilnsea, Out Newton and Spurn Head. Bull Sand Fort is administered as part of the parish. 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.

In 1823 the ecclesiastical parish incumbency was a perpetual curacy under the patronage of the Archbishop of York. The parish had a population of 488, with occupations that included a butcher, a corn miller, a weaver, two blacksmiths, two wheelwrights, two grocers, three shoemakers, four tailors, twelve farmers, two schoolmasters, a land surveyor, a yeoman, and the landlord of the Granby's Head public house. There were two carriers who operated between the village and Hull weekly.

Easington 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".

Easington is significant 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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