Allerthorpe is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) south west of the town of Pocklington.
The civil parish is formed by the village of Allerthorpe and the hamlet of Waplington and according to the 2011 UK census, Allerthorpe parish had a population of 220.
Allerthorpe has a public house and restaurant, The Plough Inn, and Lakeland Park which offers all manner of water sports and fishing activities. Allerthorpe Common, to the west of the village, has a nature reserve. The parish church of St Botolph is a Grade II listed building.
Thomas Cooke, the machinist and optical instrument maker, was born here in 1807. There is a memorial stone near the church gate. Read more