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Danes, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Danes' Dyke, an ancient military work across the Flam-borough peninsula, E.R. Yorkshire, 3 miles W of Flam-borough Head, and 3 NE of Bridlington. It is 3 miles long, consists of a ditch, with two lines of defence and breastworks, and though traditionally ascribed to the Danes, was most probably formed by the ancient Britons.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

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: