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Great Cowden, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Great Cowden, East Riding of Yorkshire

Great Cowden is a hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, in an area known as Holderness. It is situated approximately 3+⁄2 miles south of Hornsea and lies just east of the B1242 road on the North Sea coast. It forms part of the civil parish of Mappleton.
Post townHULL
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridTA2242
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 code01964
 

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

Cowden Great and Little ~ Cowdens Ambo

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

Cowdens Ambo, coast township, Mappleton and Aldbrough pars., East-Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles SE. of Hornsea, 1579 ac. and 133 foreshore, pop. 119.

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