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Gallery
Market Place Market Place
Note the new building in the photo on the corner.
Regent Street Regent Street
Note the 'Old Red Lion Hotel'
Chapmangate Chapmangate
Note the independent chapel built in 1807 to the left.
Domesday Book
This is a transcription and translation of the Domesday Book entry of 1086 for Pocklington

In Poclinton (Pocklington) with three berewicks, Haiton (Hayton), Mileton (Millington), Belebi (Bielby) there are at geld twenty-five carucates to be taxed, and there can be 15 ploughs, Morcar held this for one manor. Now the king has there thirteen villeins and five bordars, having five ploughs and four rent payers who render thirty shillings. There is a church and a priest and two mills rendering five shillings. The whole manor four leagues in length and three in breadth. In the time of King Edward it was worth fifty-six pounds, now eight pounds.
To this manor belongs the soke of these lands; Bruna (Nunburnholme) one carucate, Meltebi (Meltonby) eight carucates, Grimtorp (Grimthorpe) four caru­cates, Mileton (Millington) thirteen carucates, Brunebi (Burnby) one carucate and a half, Aluuarestorp (Allerthorpe) six carucates, Waplinton (Waplington) two carucates, Frangefoss (Fangfoss) eight carucates, Bernebi (Barmby Moor) six bovates; Ghiuedale (Great Givendale) eight carucates, Torp (Ousethorpe?) three carucates. In all there are thirty five and a half carucates of land at geld, and there can be thirty ploughs there. Now in the king's hands there are fifteen burgesses having seven ploughs and a mill rendering two shillings. Moreover, in Chilleuuinc (Kilnwick Percy) there are sixteen carucates of land at geld, where there may be eight ploughs. Of these carucates, six belong to the hall, and ten are in the soke of Pocklington. Pasturable woodland four quarameens in length and as much in breadth. The whole of Chilleuuinc one league in length and half in breadth.