Gransmoor

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Gransmoor
Gransmoor is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Gransmoor
Gransmoor
Gransmoor shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
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54°01′08″N 0°17′05″W / 54.018870°N 0.284732°W / 54.018870; -0.284732Coordinates: 54°01′08″N 0°17′05″W / 54.018870°N 0.284732°W / 54.018870; -0.284732

Gransmoor is a hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 6 miles (10 km) south-west of the town of Bridlington and 3 miles (5 km) south-east of the village of Burton Agnes.

Entering Gransmoor

Gransmoor forms part of the civil parish of Burton Agnes.

In 1823 Gransmoor was in the parish of Burton Agnes and the Wapentake of Dickering. Population was 85, which included six farmers and a carrier who operated between the hamlet and Bridlington once weekly. By 1840 population was 93, again with six farmers. A chapel was built in 1839 by the owner of all 1,100 acres (4.5 km2) of hamlet land.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baines, Edward (1823): History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York, p. 211
  2. ^ White, William (1840); History, Gazetteer and Directory of the East and North Ridings of Yorkshire, p. 379
  • Gazetteer – A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 6. 

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