Paull


Paull

infobox UK place
country = England
latitude= 53.719314
longitude= -0.233747
official_name= Paull
population= 765 (2001 census)
civil_parish= Paull
unitary_england = East Riding of Yorkshire
region= Yorkshire and the Humber
lieutenancy_england= East Riding of Yorkshire
constituency_westminster= Beverley and Holderness
post_town= HULL
postcode_district = HU12
postcode_area= HU
dial_code= 01482
os_grid_reference= TA166262

Paull is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England lying on the north bank of the River Humber, in an area known as Holderness. The village is situated approximately Convert|6|mi|km|lk=on east of Hull city centre.

According to the 2001 UK census, Paull parish had a population of 765.cite web
url = http://neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=3&b=791016&c=Paull&d=16&e=15&g=391345&i=1001x1003x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1211220268093&enc=1&dsFamilyId=779
title = 2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Paull CP (Parish)
accessdate = 2008-05-19
work = Neighbourhood Statistics
publisher = Office for National Statistics
]

The parish church of St Andrew is a Grade I listed building lies half a mile south east of the village.

The old lighthouse was built in 1836 by Trinity House and is now a private residence which has been listed as Grade II.

Paull features in the book 'The Painter' by Will Davenport.

Attractions

Nearby is Fort Paull, also known as Paull Battery. Fort Paull was originally built by Henry VIII to protect the Humber, and is now a museum and visitor attraction.

Paull also has a small Medium Wave transmitter site from which the signals for BBC Radio Humberside, Virgin Radio and TalkSPORT are transmitted.

References

External links

* [http://www.geocities.com/paull_parish_council/ Paull Parish Council]
* [http://www.paullvillage.co.uk Paull village history]
* [http://www.fortpaull.com/ Fort Paull]
*IoE|166656 - St Andrew's Church
*IoE|166659 - Old lighthouse and keepers houses


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