Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Cloughton

Cloughton, coast township and vil., Scalby par., North-Riding Yorkshire, 4½ miles NW. of Scarborough, 2538 ac. and 84 foreshore, pop. 512; P.O. The vil. is supposed to be on the site of an ancient British vil. In vicinity is Cloughton Wyke, a romantic valley, through which a small brook descends to the sea.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "coastal township and village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Yorkshire AncC
Place: Cloughton

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