Forge Valley  North Riding


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

FORGE VALLEY, a reach of the valley of the Derwent river, N. R. Yorkshire; between Hackness and East and West Ayton. It takes its name from a quondam forge or factory of iron; exhibits very picturesque scenery: and attracts visitors from Scarborough.

Additional information about this locality is available for West Ayton

Forge Valley through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 12th April 2021

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