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Skipsea Brough, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Skipsea Brough, East Riding of Yorkshire

Skipsea Brough is a hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 5 miles north of Hornsea on the B1249 road. It forms part of the civil parish of Skipsea. Skipsea Brough is the location of Skipsea Castle which was built about 1086, the motte-and-bailey style castle has since been destroyed, however, impressive earthworks still remain.
Post townDRIFFIELD
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridTA1654
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHumberside
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01262
 

Other names by which Skipsea Brough, East Riding of Yorkshire has been known in the past

Brough

Skipsea Brough, East Riding of Yorkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Brough, Skipsea par., East-Riding Yorkshire. See DRINGHOE, UPTON, AND BROUGH.

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