Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Hornsea

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.


(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "small town and parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Hornsea CP/AP       Yorkshire AncC
Place: Hornsea

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