Low Catton

Low Catton
Low Catton is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
 Low Catton shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE705537
   – London 170 mi (270 km)  S
Civil parish Catton
Unitary authority East Riding of Yorkshire
Ceremonial county East Riding of Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town YORK
Postcode district YO41
Dialling code 01759
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament East Yorkshire

Low Catton is a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 7 miles (11 km) north-west of the market town of Pocklington and about 1 mile (1.6 km) south of the village of Stamford Bridge.

Low Catton lies on the east bank of the River Derwent. Together with High Catton, 1 mile to the east, it forms the civil parish of Catton.

Village street, Low Catton

The church, dedicated to All Saints, was designated in 1967 by English Heritage as a Grade I listed building.[1]

In 1823 Low Catton church was under the patronage of the Earl of Egremont. In the village existed a grammar school with schoolmaster. Population at the time was 177. Occupations included nine farmers, a joiner, a shoemaker, and a curate. There was a yeoman, and the steward to Lord Egremont at Catton Lodge.[2]

References

  1. ^ Historic England. "Church of All Saints (1346407)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 12 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Baines, Edward (1823): History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York, p. 185
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 8.