Sandsend  North Riding


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

SANDSEND, a sea-port village in Lythe township and parish, N. R. Yorkshire; 3¼ miles N W of Whitby. Extensive alum-works are adjacent.

Additional information about this locality is available for Lythe

Sandsend through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 28th February 2024

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