Great Givendale

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Great Givendale
East Riding
St Ethelburga's Church, Great Givendale.jpg
St Ethelburga, Great Givendale
Grid reference: SE812537
Location: 53°58’25"N, 0°45’49"W
Post town: York
Postcode: YO42
Dialling code: 01759
Local Government
Council: East Riding of Yorkshire
East Yorkshire

Great Givendale is a hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, found three miles north of Pocklington.

Givendale Church by William Etty

The parish church, St Ethelburgh’s is a Grade II* listed building.[1]

The Minster Way and Chalkland Way long-distance footpaths pass through the main street of the village.

There is also a scout camp located near the hamlet, which is a green field campsite.[2]

In 1823 Great Givendale was a noted as a village and parish, in the Harthill Wapentake and the Liberty of St Peter's, that included the settlement of Little Givendale. The church was under the patronage of the Dean of York. Parish population at the time was 60, which included four farmers and a gentleman.[3]

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  1. National Heritage List 1346278: Church of Saint Ethelburgh (Grade II* listing)
  2. "Givendale". Humberside Scouts. Retrieved 6 March 2017. 
  3. Baines, Edward: 'History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York' (1823); page 210
  • Gazetteer – A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 6.