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Galloper Sand, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Galloper Sand, a shoal in the North Sea, opposite the mouth of the Thames, about 30 miles NE of the North Foreland. It is about 4½ miles long and half a mile broad, extends north-north-westward, and has in one place only 6 feet of water. A beacon-ship with two lights 39 feet high, visible at a distance-of 11 miles, is moored on itGallow Hill, a hamlet in Bowes township and parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 4½ miles SW of Bamard Castle.

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

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online: