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Speeton, North Yorkshire

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Speeton, North Yorkshire

Speeton is a village in the civil parish of Reighton, in North Yorkshire, England. It lies near the edge of the coastal cliffs midway between Filey and Bridlington. It is North Yorkshire's eastern most settlement, but historically lay in the East Riding of Yorkshire until local government re-organisation in 1974. Speeton railway station on the Yorkshire Coast Line from Hull to Scarborough served the village until it closed on 5 January 1970.
Post townfiley
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridTA1474
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
Dialling code01723

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

Specton ~ Spetton ~ Spretone

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

Speeton, township and ry. sta., Bridlington par., East-Riding Yorkshire, on the coast, 6½ miles NW. of Bridlington by rail, 1844 ac. and 125 foreshore, pop. 160.

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