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Egton, North Yorkshire

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Egton, North Yorkshire

Egton is a village and civil parish in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England about 5 miles west of Whitby, located within the North York Moors National Park. There is a nearby village called Egton Bridge which is home to Egton railway station. The village was included in the Survey of English Dialects. Unlike the other sites, a full book was written on the local dialect by Hans Tidholm. Being a very isolated village, its ways of speech were very unusual in Britain.
Post townWHITBY
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridNZ8006
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Population459 (2001 census)

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

Egton, township and vil. with ry. sta., Lythe par., North-Riding Yorkshire, 7½ m. SW. of Whitby, 15,657 ac., pop. 1266; P.O.; 1m. SW. of vil. is the hamlet of Egton Bridge; P.O.; in vicinity is Egton Grange.

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