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Kilnsea is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
 Kilnsea shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid reference TA409159
Civil parish Easington
Unitary authority East Riding of Yorkshire
Ceremonial county East Riding of Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HULL
Postcode district HU12
Dialling code 01964
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Beverley and Holderness
List of places

Coordinates: 53°37′15″N 0°07′46″E / 53.620856°N 0.129497°E / 53.620856; 0.129497

Kilnsea is a hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, in an area known as Holderness. It is situated approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) south of the village of Easington, on the north bank of the Humber Estuary.

It forms part of the civil parish of Easington.

East of Kilnsea is the Grade II listed First World War concrete acoustic mirror used as an early warning device.[1]

15-foot high (4.6 m) First World War concrete acoustic mirror near Kilnsea.


  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. 

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