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Houlsyke Hamlet

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Local Amenities
Location Map
Accommodation in Houlsyke
Local Sights
Community Groups
Heritage (History, Geology & Archaeology)

Houlsyke lies on a small road between the villages of Danby and Lealholm on the Northern side of Eskdale.

Local Amenities

A small hamlet set on the North side of the Esk Valley.

A small Hamlet now, it was, less than a century ago a thriving business centre, amenities available include:

  • public phone box
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Houlsyke is located in grid B2

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Accommodation in Houlsyke

We do not currently have any accommodation listed in Houlsyke, but hope to be able to bring you details soon.

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Local Sights

Houlsyke has a access to country walks and is located below Beacon Hill from which visitors get the benefit of a wonderful view of the Esk Valley.

Set in traditional farmland close to the River Esk.

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Community Groups

The following is are details of local none profit making Community Service Group or Registered Charitable Organisation, serving this community.

There are many community groups serving the area and it our intention to bring you details of their activities, if you are an organiser or member of a group or organisation and would like to see your details here, please contact us on enquiries@eskvalley.com

Whitby District/Esk valley youth club. Providing Youth Events and activities for the area, with past events including - Games and nonalcoholic cocktail bar in Houlsyke village hall, Gospel concert in Whitby, skating at Billingham Forum and Sailing. For details contact Whitby District youth worker. Gaynor.hunt@care4free.net

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Heritage

Research is currently being carried out to bring you further details on the heritage of Houlsyke.

Less than a century ago Houlsyke was part of a thriving business centre. The area at that time was a well known for it's pig rearing and the centre for this activity was Houlsyke. Pigs were reared, killed, and cured before being transported to Whitby by horse drawn wagons.
Sheep and Wool products were also traded here as well.

Houlsyke The Hamlet supported a Public House known as 'The Fat Ox' and also had a carpenter's shop. The Fat Ox is now an ordinary house.

If you have any knowledge or have information about local history, folklore, Geology & Archaeology which you think would be of interest to other please contact us.

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