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Nawton, North Yorkshire

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Nawton, North Yorkshire

Nawton is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. It is situated on the A170 road, almost adjoined to Beadlam, three miles west of Kirkbymoorside. There are two methodist chapels on the southside of the village. It had a population of 569 according to the 2011 census. The origin of the name Nawton derives from pre 7th century words "nafola" meaning a hollow, and "tun" settlement. Read more: http://www. surnamedb.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridSE6584
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire

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

Nawton, townshp and vil. with ry. sta., Kirkdale par., North-Riding Yorkshire, 2½ miles N. of Kirkby Moorside, 1216 ac., pop. 350; P.O.; on rising ground, in vicinity of vil., stands the castellated mansion of Nawton Tower.

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