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Folkton, North Yorkshire

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Folkton, North Yorkshire

Folkton is a small village and civil parish at the foot of the Yorkshire Wolds and on the edge of the Vale of Pickering on an area known as Folkton Carr (carr meaning low lands) in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England. Until 1974 the village lay in the historic county boundaries of the East Riding of Yorkshire. There is a church dedicated to St John the Evangelist. Folkton House, the former rectory is located on Filey Road.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridTA0579
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
Population461 (2001 census)

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


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

Folkton, par., East-Riding Yorkshire, 5½ miles SE. of Scarborough, 5498 ac., pop. 488.

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