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Fangfoss is a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire. It is to be found eleven miles east of the City of York in the heart of the county and three and a half miles north-west of Pocklington in the East Riding. It belongs to the Harthill Wapentake in the west of the Riding.
Together with Bolton, the village forms a civil parish named 'Fangfoss with Bolton', which encompasses also the hamlet of Spittal, lying between the two villages.
About the village
The parish church of St Martin is designated a Grade II* listed building.
The village also has a primary school and pub. A village park was created to mark the Queen's Golden Jubilee and is called Jubilee Park.
Fangfoss Hall is designated a Grade II* listed building.
In 1823 Fangfoss was listed as the parish of 'Fangfoss-with-Spittle', and the parish had a population was 154, with occupations including twelve farmers, a shopkeeper, a shoemaker, and a schoolmaster. The landlord of The Carpenter's public house was also a village carpenter. The village chapel was in the charge of the vicar of Barnby-upon-the-Moor, and under the patronage of the Dean of York.
Fangfoss hosts an annual arts festival called Fangfest.
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- National Heritage List 1083833: Church of St Martin
- "Background". Jubilee Park. http://www.fangfoss.net/jubileepark/background.htm. Retrieved 25 November 2014.
- National Heritage List 1346460: Fangfoss Hall
- Baines, Edward (1823): History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York, p. 203
- Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.
- National Heritage List 1346458: The old railway station, Fangloss