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Staithes, North Yorkshire

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Staithes, North Yorkshire

Staithes is a seaside village in the Scarborough Borough of North Yorkshire, England. Roxby Beck, a stream running through Staithes, is the border between the Borough of Scarborough and Redcar and Cleveland. Formerly one of the many fishing centres in England, Staithes is now largely a tourist destination within the North York Moors National Park.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridNZ7818
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire

Staithes, North Yorkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Staithes, market town with ry. sta., Easington par., North-Riding Yorkshire, on the coast, 10 miles NW. of Whitby; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Friday. The town is picturesquely situated, and derives its prosperity from fishing. James Cook (1728-79), the navigator, spent part of his boyhood here.

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