South Dalton


South Dalton

infobox UK place
country = England
latitude = 53.895075
longitude = -0.530871
official_name = South Dalton
population =
civil_parish = Dalton Holme
unitary_england = East Riding of Yorkshire
region = Yorkshire and the Humber
lieutenancy_england = East Riding of Yorkshire
constituency_westminster = Beverley and Holderness
post_town = BEVERLEY
postcode_district = HU17
postcode_area = HU
dial_code = 01430
os_grid_reference = SE966453

South Dalton is a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately Convert|6|mi|km|lk=on north east of the market town of Market Weighton and Convert|5|mi|km|lk=off north west of the market town of Beverley. Convert|1.5|mi|km|lk=off to the south east lies Etton. North Dalton is actually some Convert|4.5|mi|km|lk=off north west, with several other villages in between.The village itself lies Convert|1|mi|km|lk=off to the west of the B1248 road.

It forms part of the civil parish of Dalton Holme.

The village forms part of and is run by the [http://www.daltonestate.co.uk Dalton Estate] , which is owned by the Hotham family. The Dalton Estate Office can be found in the village.The 18th century Hall is the home of Lord Hotham who’s family have owned land in the area for generations.

The Estate houses are neat rows of cottages as well as Tudor style houses, some with date plates on them dating as far back as 1706.

t Mary's Church

The church of St Mary is a Grade I listed building. Its spire is over Convert|200|ft|m|lk=on tall and is a prominent local land mark. It was designed by John Loughborough Pearson and built 1858-61 as a replacement for a brick structure.

Inside the church lie a number of the Hotham family; the older monuments were transferred from the earlier church. There is a fine black and white marble monument in memory of Sir John Hotham, 2nd Baronet which is based on the Cecil tomb at Hatfield and dates from after 1697 [Nikolaus Pevsner & David Neave, (1972, 2nd Ed. 1995), "Yorkshire: York and the East Riding: The Buildings of England", ISBN 0-300-09593-7.] . Sir John is represented in life, as a reclining knight in full armour, with his helmet and gauntlet beside him, and in death, as a skeleton. Supporting the four corners of the tomb are statues representing the cardinal virtues.

External links

*IoE|164564 - St Mary's Church

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