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Skipsea, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Skipsea, East Riding of Yorkshire

Skipsea is a village and civil parish on the North Sea coast of the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 10 miles south of Bridlington and 6 miles north of Hornsea on the B1242 road at its junction with the B1249 road. The civil parish is formed by the village of Skipsea and the hamlets of Skipsea Brough and Dringhoe. According to the 2011 UK census, Skipsea parish had a population of 693, an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 633.
Post townDRIFFIELD
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridTA1655
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
Population633 (2001 census)
 

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

Skipsey

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

Skipsea, coast par., township, and vil., East-Riding Yorkshire - par., 5118 ac., pop. 763; township, 1593 ac., pop. 398; vil., 6 miles N. of Hornsea; P.O.; in vicinity are the ruins of a Saxon castle.

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