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Kilnsea, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Kilnsea, East Riding of Yorkshire

Kilnsea is a hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, in an area known as Holderness. It is situated approximately 2 miles south of the village of Easington, on the north bank of the Humber Estuary. It forms part of the civil parish of Easington. East of Kilnsea is the Grade II listed First World War concrete acoustic mirror used as an early warning device.
Post townHULL
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridTA4115
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 Kilnsea, East Riding of Yorkshire has been known in the past

Kelnsey ~ Chilnesse

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

Kilnsea, coast par. and vil., East-Riding Yorkshire, at mouth of Humber, 8½ m. SE. of Patrington, 911 ac., pop. 198; the sea has made great encroachments here.

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