East Yorkshire coastal erosion

archive maps index






Maps held in East Riding of Yorkshire Council's archive collection provide a useful resource for perusing the extent of land lost through coastal erosion.

The archive includes a full set of mid-nineteenth century maps (the original Ordnance Survey) at a scale of 6 inches to the mile. Later surveys are partial in coverage but offer a scale of 25 inches to the mile and are generally in better condition.





129. Flamborough Head

128. Sewerby

146. Bridington to Auburn

163. Earls Dyke to Skipsea Green Lane

180. Skipsea Cliff Road to north of Hornsea

197. Hornsea North to south of Mappleton

213. Great Colden to south of Ringbrough

228. Grimston to Waxholme

242. Waxholme

243. Owthorne to Holmpton

257. Holmpton Old Hive to Kilnsea North Marshes

269. Kilnsea to Spurn Point

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Prepared by Brian Williams, August 2014.