East Newton

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East Newton
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East Newton is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
East Newton
East Newton
East Newton shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid reference TA266379
• London 160 mi (260 km) S
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HULL
Postcode district HU11
Dialling code 01964
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
53°49′20″N 0°04′40″W / 53.822360°N 0.077790°W / 53.822360; -0.077790Coordinates: 53°49′20″N 0°04′40″W / 53.822360°N 0.077790°W / 53.822360; -0.077790

East Newton is a hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England in an area known as Holderness. It is situated approximately 8 miles (13 km) north-west of Withernsea town centre. It lies to the east of the B1242 road on the North Sea coast.

East Newton forms part of the civil parish of Aldbrough.


The daily life of East Newton in the seventeenth century is well recorded as Alice Thornton's diaries are extant, and cover her time here from 1662 to her death in 1707. She was the daughter of Christopher Wandesford, Lord Deputy of Ireland, and married William Thornton in 1651.[1]

The cliff at East Newton


  1. ^ Mrs. Alice (Wandesford) Thornton (1875). The Autobiography of Mrs. Alice Thornton, of East Newton, Co. York. Society. 
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 5. 

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