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Flamborough, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Flamborough, East Riding of Yorkshire

Flamborough is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 4 miles north east of Bridlington town centre on the prominent coastal feature of Flamborough Head. The most prominent man-made feature of the area is Flamborough lighthouse. The headland extends into the North Sea by approximately 6 miles . To the north, the chalk cliffs stand at up to 400 feet high. For information about its founding, see Thorgils Skarthi.
Post townBRIDLINGTON
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridTA2270
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
Population2,121 (2001 census)
 

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

Flamborrough ~ Flambro ~ Flambro Head ~ Fleam Burg ~ Fleamburg ~ Flaneburc ~ Flaneburg

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

Flamborough, par. and vil. with ry. sta., East-Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles NE. of Bridlington, 3084 ac. and 302 foreshore, pop. 1390; P.O., T.O.; was once an important town, but is now only a fishing vil.

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