Easington, East Riding of Yorkshire

Easington, East Riding of Yorkshire

Easington is a small village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England in the area known as Holderness. It is situated between the Humber estuary and the North Sea at the south-eastern corner of the county at the end of the B1445 road from Patrington.

The civil parish is formed by the village of Easington and the hamlets of Kilnsea, Out Newton and Spurn Head. According to the 2001 UK census, Easington parish had a population of 698.

The parish church of All Saints is a Grade I listed building.

It is the site of a natural gas terminal for the Langeled pipeline, as well as three other gas terminals operated by BP and Centrica. It is also famous for being the birthplace of the British and Canadian poet and literary scholar, Robin Skelton (1925-97).

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External links

  • - All Saints' Church

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