Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for CLOUGHTON, or Claughton

CLOUGHTON, or Claughton, a township in Scalby parish, N. R. Yorkshire; on the coast, 4½ miles N NW of Scarborough. It has a post office under Scarborough, a chapel of ease, and a Wesleyan chapel. Acres, 3, 688; of which 178 are water. Real property, £3, 439; of which £112 are in quarries. Pop., 441. Houses, 107. Cliffs of gritstone and shales, with fossils, are here; and good building-stone is found. There is a Druidical circle.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

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Feature Description: "a township"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Yorkshire AncC
Place: Cloughton

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