Cloughton

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Cloughton
Cloughton Wyke - geograph.org.uk - 877299.jpg
Cloughton Wyke
Cloughton is located in North Yorkshire
Cloughton
Cloughton
Location within North Yorkshire
Population687 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceTA008945
Civil parish
  • Cloughton
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSCARBOROUGH
Postcode districtYO13
PoliceNorth Yorkshire
FireNorth Yorkshire
AmbulanceYorkshire
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
54°20′10″N 0°27′02″W / 54.336100°N 0.450600°W / 54.336100; -0.450600Coordinates: 54°20′10″N 0°27′02″W / 54.336100°N 0.450600°W / 54.336100; -0.450600

Cloughton (pronounced Clow-tun) is a small village and civil parish in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) north of Scarborough town centre and approximately 200 miles north of London.

The Blacksmiths Arms

It has a parish church and two pubs - the Blacksmiths Arms and the Red Lion. It is home to a large conference centre and hotel called Cober Hill. It has cricket and football pitches.

According to the 2011 UK census, Cloughton parish had a population of 687,[1] a reduction on the 2001 UK census figure of 711.[2] The parish council is Cloughton Parish Council.[3]

Craig White, Yorkshire cricketer, lives in Cloughton. It was also the home of the Reverend G P Taylor, author of Shadowmancer and Wormwood. Craig Hiley, Yorkshire Photographer, lives in Cloughton.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Cloughton Parish (1170217328)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  2. ^ "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Cloughton CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 6 July 2008.
  3. ^ "Cloughton Parish Council". Cloughton Parish Council. Retrieved 18 November 2009.

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