Thorpe le Street

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Thorpe le Street
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Thorpe le Street
Location within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE837440
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Unitary authority
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Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town YORK
Postcode district YO42
Dialling code 01430
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53°53′11″N0°43′36″W / 53.886283°N 0.726693°W / 53.886283; -0.726693 Coordinates: 53°53′11″N0°43′36″W / 53.886283°N 0.726693°W / 53.886283; -0.726693

Thorpe le Street is a hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 3.5 miles (5.6 km) south-east of the market town of Pocklington and 3 miles (4.8 km) north-west of the market town of Market Weighton. It lies to the south of the A1079 road.

Hamlet (place) Small human settlement in a rural area

A hamlet is a small human settlement. In different jurisdictions and geographies, hamlets may be the size of a town, village or parish, be considered a smaller settlement or subdivision or satellite entity to a larger settlement. The word and concept of a hamlet have roots in the Anglo-Norman settlement of England, where the old French hamlet came to apply to small human settlements. In British geography, a hamlet is considered smaller than a village and distinctly without a church or other place of worship.

East Riding of Yorkshire County of England

The East Riding of Yorkshire, or simply East Riding or East Yorkshire, is an area in Northern England and can refer either to the administrative county of the East Riding of Yorkshire which is a unitary authority, to the ceremonial county (Lieutenancy) of the East Riding of Yorkshire or to the easternmost of the three subdivisions (ridings) of the traditional county of Yorkshire.

Market town European settlement with the medieval right to host markets

A market town is a European settlement that obtained by custom or royal charter, in the Middle Ages, the right to host markets, which distinguished it from a village or city. In Britain, small rural towns with a hinterland of villages are still commonly called market towns, as sometimes reflected in their names.

It forms part of the civil parish of Hayton and Burnby.

Hayton and Burnby Civil parish in East Riding of Yorkshire, England

Hayton and Burnby is a civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated 2 miles (3 km) to the south-west of the market town of Pocklington and covering an area of 1,729.333 hectares.

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