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Loftus, Redcar & Cleveland

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Loftus, Redcar & Cleveland

Loftus is a town and civil parish in the unitary authority of Redcar and Cleveland and the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, England. It lies in a region between Saltburn-by-the-Sea and the North York Moors. It was formerly known as Lofthouse.
Post townSALTBURN-BY-THE-SEA
Administrative CountyRedcar & Cleveland
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridNZ7118
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCleveland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCleveland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCleveland
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code01287
Population7,050
 

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

Lofthouse

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

Loftus (or Lofthouse), small town and par. with ry. sta., North-Riding Yorkshire, 9 miles SE. of Saltburn - par., 3737 ac., pop. 4318; town (partly also in Easington and Skelton near Red car pars.), pop. 6699; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper; is a thriving place, and has mfrs. of cordage and twine, also large vegetable gardens, the produce of which is sent to the neighbouring markets; stone is quarried; Loftus is a local government district; in vicinity is the seat of L. Hall.

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