Gristhorpe  North Riding


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

GRISTHORPE, a township in Filey parish, N. R. Yorkshire; on the coast, and on the Hull and Scarboringh railway, 2 miles NW of Filey. It has a station on the railway. Acres, 1, 070; of which 260 are water. Pop., 207. house, 41. The coast cliff here has a height of 280 feet; presents an interesting study to geologists; and is rich in fossil plants.

Gristhorpe through time

Gristhorpe is now part of Scarborough district. Click here for graphs and data of how Scarborough has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Gristhorpe itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Gristhorpe, in Scarborough and North Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 12th April 2021

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