Holderness (borough)

Holderness (borough)

infobox historic subdivision
Name= Holderness

HQ= Skirlaugh
Status= Non-metropolitan district,
Start= 1974
End= 1996
Replace= Humberside

Holderness was a local government district and borough in northern England, named for the Holderness peninsula.

It was formed on April 1, 1974 along with the non-metropolitan county of Humberside in which it was situated. It was formed from part of the administrative county of Yorkshire, East Riding, namely:

*The municipal borough of Hedon,
*The urban districts of Hornsea and Withernsea,
*The Holderness Rural District.

On April 1, 1996, Humberside and the borough were abolished, and it became part of the new unitary East Riding of Yorkshire.

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