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North Riding
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Grid reference: NZ655189
Location: 54°33’43"N, 0°59’15"W
Population: 6,396  (2001)
Post town: Saltburn-By-The-Sea
Postcode: TS12
Local Government
Council: Redcar and Cleveland

Skelton-in-Cleveland is a small town in the North Riding of Yorkshire, at the foot of the Cleveland Hills and about 10 miles east of Middlesbrough.

Skelton is made up of North Skelton, Skelton Green, Old Skelton and New Skelton.

The first real mention of Skelton is in the Domesday Book, which talks about taxes collected. Skelton Castle was built in 12th century by the de Brus (Bruce) family.[1]

The population of Skelton-in-Cleveland was 6396 in 2001.

This little town shares a civil parish with civil parish with nearby Brotton, as Skelton and Brotton.


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