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Hornsea, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Hornsea, East Riding of Yorkshire

Hornsea is a small seaside resort, town and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England at the eastern end of the Trans Pennine Trail.
Post townHORNSEA
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridTA2047
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHumberside
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01964
Population8,243 (2001 Census)
 

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

Hornsea Mere ~ Hornessei ~ Hornesse

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

Hornsea, small town and par., with ry. sta., East-Riding Yorkshire, on the North Sea, 15½ miles NE. of Hull by rail, 3332 ac. (330 water) and 231 foreshore, pop. 1836; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; is mentioned in records of the 13th century, and in modern times has become a favourite sea-bathing place. The sea has encroached here very greatly.

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