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Skinningrove, Redcar & Cleveland

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Skinningrove, Redcar & Cleveland

Skinningrove is a village in the unitary authority of Redcar and Cleveland and the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, England. Historically part of the North Riding of Yorkshire, its name is Viking influenced and is thought to mean Skinners' grove or pit. The village had a slaughterhouse until recent times.
Post townREDCAR
Administrative CountyRedcar & Cleveland
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridNZ7119
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityCleveland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCleveland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCleveland
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East

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

Sken Grave ~ Skengrave ~ Skiningrove

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

Skiningrove, coast township, Skelton near Redcar par., North-Riding Yorkshire, wholly in town of Loftus, 188 ac., pop. 1775; P.O.

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