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Cloughton, North Yorkshire

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Cloughton, North Yorkshire

Cloughton (pronounced Cloh-tun) is a small village and civil parish in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 4 miles north of Scarborough town centre. It has a parish church and two pubs - the Blacksmiths Arms and the Red Lion. It is home to a large conference centre and hotel called Cober Hill. It has cricket and football pitches.
DistrictScarborough
Post townSCARBOROUGH
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridTA0094
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Population711 (2001 census)
 

Other names by which Cloughton, North Yorkshire has been known in the past

Claughton

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

Cloughton, coast township and vil., Scalby par., North-Riding Yorkshire, 4½ miles NW. of Scarborough, 2538 ac. and 84 foreshore, pop. 512; P.O. The vil. is supposed to be on the site of an ancient British vil. In vicinity is Cloughton Wyke, a romantic valley, through which a small brook descends to the sea.

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