Great Cowden  East Riding


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Great Cowden like this:

COWDEN (Great and Little), a township in Mappleton and Aldbrough parishes, E. R. Yorkshire; on the coast, 4 miles SSE of Hornsea. Acres, 1, 750. Real property, £2, 118. Pop., 154. Houses, 34. It was at one time a parish; but the church was washed away by the sea.

Great Cowden through time

Great Cowden is now part of East Riding of Yorkshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how East Riding of Yorkshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Great Cowden itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Great Cowden, in East Riding of Yorkshire and East Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 16th May 2021

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