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East Cowton, North Yorkshire

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East Cowton, North Yorkshire

East Cowton is a village and civil parish in the district of Hambleton in North Yorkshire, England. The village used to be known as "Long Cowton" and before that "Magna Cowton". The village lies just to the west of the East Coast Main Line and was once served by Cowton railway station about half a mile away. All Saints' Church is situated to the west of the village; it is a red brick structure erected in 1910. There is evidence of a 13th century church in the village.
DistrictHambleton
Post townNORTHALLERTON
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridNZ3003
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01325
Population650
 

Other names by which East Cowton, North Yorkshire has been known in the past

Cowton ~ Cowton East

East Cowton, North Yorkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Cowton, East, par. (ry. sta. Cowton), North-Riding Yorkshire, 3369 ac., pop. 387; P.O.

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