New farmhouses, cottages, a pub, and a small church began to appear on the western
side of Kilnsea from the late 1840s. The practical villagers of Kilnsea dismantled
their houses and cottages before they fell over the cliffs. Building materials were
precious, and were saved from the sea where possible. Soon after the enclosure award
had been signed in 1843 the new village of Kilnsea began to appear, mainly built
on the Humber side of the parish, as far away from the sea as possible.
Out Newton is a small hamlet of some 600 acres in the parish of Easington located
approximately one and a half miles north-west of the village of Easington. It consists
of a few scattered dwellings including four farms — Southfield Farm, Model Farm,
High Grange Farm, and Cliff House Farm. The present (2006) population is around
20 persons. Apart from an area occupied by a wind farm consisting of seven wind turbines
the remaining land is given over to arable farming. As elsewhere along the south
Holderness coast, Out Newton is and has been historically subject to severe erosion
by the sea.
On this page you will find a brief summary of neighbouring villages and a link to
A village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, in an area known
as Holderness. It is situated approximately 4 miles south of the town of Withernsea
and 2 miles south east of the village of Patrington on the B1445 road from Patrington
The civil parish is formed by the village of Welwick and the hamlet of Weeton. According
to the 2001 UK census, Welwick parish had a population of 307.
Spurn is a very unique place in the British Islands. Three and a half miles long
and only fifty metres wide in places. Extending out in to the Humber Estuary from
the Yorkshire coast it has always had a big affect to the navigation of all vessels
over the years. Help to some and a danger or hindrance to others. This alone makes
Spurn a unique place. Spurn is made up of a series of sand and shingle banks held
together with mainly Marram grass and Sea buckthorn. There are a series of sea defence
works built by the Victorians and maintained by the Ministry of Defence, till they
sold Spurn to the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust in the 1950’s. The defences are in a
poor state, breaking down and crumbling. This is making Spurn a very fragile place
wide open to the ravages of the North Sea.
Easington is a medium-sized village which nestles in the south east corner of Holderness,
East Yorkshire. It is situated about ½ kilometre from the North Sea on its eastern
side and two kilometres from the river Humber on the south.
According to the Domesday survey of 1086 ‘in Esinstone, Morcar had fifteen carucates
of land to be taxed, and there may be there as many ploughs, Drogo has now there
one plough and thirteen villanes and four bordars, three ploughs and 100 acres of
Archaeology has revealed an even more ancient past, with the discovery of four graves
and the near complete burial of a horse, thought to be of a late Iron Age date (c.
200 BC) in a settlement just adjacent to Dimlington. A few years ago a Bronze Age
barrow (i.e. a burial mound) close to the sea, dating from around 2000 BC, and thought
to be the grave of a leader/warrior was found. A large jet button, possibly a clasp
of his cloak, was unearthed. These finds prove conclusively that the district has
been inhabited for a very long time.
The population of the Parish of Patrington which includes the hamlets of Patrington
Haven and Winestead was 1943 (1991 Census) an increase of 104 since 1981. Patrington
is a large village located approximately 24 Km. east of Hull at the junction of the
A1033 Hull to Withernsea road and the B1445 which runs south east to Easington and
Spurn Head. A main feature of the village is the spire of St Patrick which is a
Grade I listed building of national importance and a significant landmark in South.
There are many other buildings of architectural or historic interest in Patrington
which are a valuable component of the village’s heritage. The village is largely
agriculturally based and the farmland surrounding Patrington is classified by MAFF
as being of Grade 2 agricultural quality.