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Cayton, North Yorkshire

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Cayton, North Yorkshire

Cayton is a village and civil parish within the Scarborough borough of North Yorkshire, England and is mentioned in the Domesday book as Caitune. It is about 4 miles south of Scarborough. According to the 2011 UK census, Cayton parish had a population of 2,328, a decrease on the 2001 UK census figure of 2,407. Cayton County Primary School educates all young villagers, aged 4 to 11.
DistrictScarborough
Post townSCARBOROUGH
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridTA0583
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 code01723
Population2,407 (2001 census)
 

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

Chettone ~ Chetune

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

Cayton.-- township with ry. sta., Seamer par., North-Riding Yorkshire, 5 miles S. of Scarborough, 2426 ac. and 74 ac. foreshore, pop. 480; P.O.

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