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Warter

UK Place
Demography
Population159 ((2001 census))
Administration
ParishWarter
Unitary authorityEast Riding of Yorkshire
Ceremonial countyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Other Information
Post townYORK
Postcode districtYO42 YO
Dialling code01759
UK ParliamentEast Yorkshire

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Warter is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 4 mi (6.4 km) east of Pocklington on the B1246 road.

According to the 2001 UK census, Warter parish had a population of 159.

It is the location for Warter Priory which was an Augustine Priory dedicated to St James and founded in 1132 by Geoffrey Fitz-Pain. It was dissolved in 1536 by Henry VIII. The dimensions of the church, cloister, and other buildings and the shape of their roofs were recorded along with details of the vestments and church plate. The church was 40 by 12 yards with a quire of 28 by 9 yards: the cloister 96 yards in circuit and 4 yards in breadth.

A coppice near the village was the inspiration for the landscape painting Bigger Trees Near Warter by David Hockney.




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