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Gristhorpe, North Yorkshire

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Gristhorpe, North Yorkshire

Gristhorpe is a village and civil parish in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England. According to the 2011 UK census, Gristhorpe parish had a population of 397, an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 386. The remains of Gristhorpe Man, now on display in the Rotunda Museum, Scarborough, were found buried in a tree trunk in Gristhorpe in the 19th century.
Post townFILEY
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridTA0882
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
Population386 (2001 census)

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

Gristhorpe, coast township with ry. sta., Filey par., North-Riding Yorkshire, 6½ miles SE. of Scarborough, 1202 ac. and 128 foreshore, pop. 203.

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