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Guisborough, Redcar & Cleveland

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Guisborough, Redcar & Cleveland

Guisborough Listen/ˈɡɪzbrə/ is a market town and civil parish within the unitary authority of Redcar and Cleveland and the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, England. The civil parish of Guisborough has a population of 18,108 and includes the outlying villages of Upleatham, Dunsdale, and Newton under Roseberry as well as Guisborough itself.
Administrative CountyRedcar & Cleveland
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridNZ6115
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityCleveland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCleveland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCleveland
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code01287

Other names by which Guisborough, Redcar & Cleveland has been known in the past

Ghigesburgh ~ Gisborough ~ Gisburgh ~ Guisbrough

Guisborough, Redcar & Cleveland in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Guisbrough, market town, par., and township with ry. sta., North-Riding Yorkshire, in Cleveland dist., 9 miles SE. of Middlesbrough -- par., 13,166 ac., pop. 7188; town and township, 7014 ac., pop. 6616; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Tuesday; contains the splendid ruins of Guisbrough Priory (1119). The working of Cleveland iron-ore employs most of the inhabitants.

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