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West Ayton, North Yorkshire

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West Ayton, North Yorkshire

West Ayton is a village and civil parish in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England. According to the 2011 UK census, West Ayton parish had a population of 881, an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 831. The ruins of Ayton castle can be found to the east of the village. The tower dates back to 1390 and was built by Ralph Eure. During the 1670s, stone from the castle was used to rebuild the bridge over the River Derwent.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridSE9884
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
Population831 (2001 census)

Other names by which West Ayton, North Yorkshire has been known in the past

Atton ~ Ayton ~ Ayton West

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