Kilnwick Percy

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Not to be confused with Kilnwick
Kilnwick Percy
East Riding
St Helens Church Kilnwick Percy 1.jpg
St Helen, Kilnwick Percy
Grid reference: SE825500
Location: 53°56’24"N, 0°44’37"W
Post town: York
Postcode: YO42
Dialling code: 01759
Local Government
Council: East Riding of Yorkshire
East Yorkshire

Kilnwick Percy is a hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, a mile and half north-east of Pocklington town centre, and to the north of the B1246 road.

The great house of the village, Kilnwick Percy Hall, is is a country house built around 1845. Today it is a Grade II* listed building,.[1] and a Buddhist meditation and retreat centre.[2]

Kilnwick Percy Hall

The grounds of the hall include a lake and a small church in the Norman style, St Helen’s. The church is a Grade II listed building.[3]

In 1823 Kilnwick Percy was a parish in the Wapentake and Liberty of Holderness. The parish was under the patronage of the Dean of York. The population at the time was 43.[4]

Outside links

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  1. National Heritage List 1309858: Kilnwick Percy Hall (Grade II* listing)
  2. "Welcome to Madhyamaka Buddhist Centre". Madhyamaka Buddhist Meditation Centre. Retrieved 19 May 2009. 
  3. National Heritage List 1346280: Church of St Helen (Grade II listing)
  4. Baines, Edward: 'History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York' (1823); page 360
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 7.