Burton Constable, East Riding of Yorkshire
Burton-Constable, a hamlet in the township of West Newton, Swine parish, E.R. Yorkshire, with a station on the Hornsea railway, 8½ miles NE of Hull. Aldbrough is the post and money order office; telegraph office at the station. Burton-Constable House, formerly the property of the Cliffords, now the seat of the Clifford-Constable family, is one of the oldest and finest baronial halls in England, with fronts of 131 and 133 feet, and a tower at each corner; and contains a large collection of local manuscript history, and many family portraits.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Burton Constable from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Burton-Constable)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following East Riding newspapers online: