Now I'm really confused.
Loftus is near the sea and Lofthouse is way inland.
Loftus is a town and civil parish in North Yorkshire, England. The local council, a unitary authority, is Redcar and Cleveland. It lies in a region between Saltburn-by-the-Sea and the North York Moors. It was formerly known as Lofthouse.
Guisborough is a market town and civil parish in the unitary authority of Redcar and Cleveland ...
Lofthouse is a small village in Nidderdale in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England about a mile south of Middlesmoor. It is the principal settlement in the civil parish of Fountains Earth.