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Coordinates: 53°41′01″N 0°00′41″W / 53.683563°N 0.011264°W / 53.683563; -0.011264

Patrington is located in East Riding of Yorkshire

 Patrington shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population 1,949 (2001 census)[1]
OS grid reference TA314226
Parish Patrington
Unitary authority East Riding of Yorkshire
Ceremonial county East Riding of Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HULL
Postcode district HU12
Dialling code 01964
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Beverley and Holderness
List of places: UK • England • Yorkshire

Patrington is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England in an area known as Holderness. It is situated approximately 9 miles (14 km) south east of Hedon and 4 miles (6.4 km) south west of Withernsea on the A1033 road. It is associated along with Winestead, as a seat of the ancient Hildyard/Hilliard/Hildegardis family.

The Prime Meridian passes just to the east of Patrington.

The civil parish is formed by the villages of Patrington and Winestead and the hamlet of Patrington Haven. According to the 2001 UK census, Patrington parish had a population of 1,949.[1]

RAF Patrington, built during the Second World War, was a radar station and used for ground-controlled interception. In 1955, following the building of a new RAF base at nearby Holmpton, the base closed, being surplus to requirements. The new base at Holmpton would later be renamed RAF Patrington.

The parish church of St Patrick is an outstanding example of the decorated period of Gothic architecture and is generally considered to be one of the most beautiful village churches in England. It is known as the "Queen of Holderness"[2] and is a Grade I listed building. It contains an Easter Sepulchre.


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