Place:Picton, North Yorkshire, England

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NamePicton
TypeVillage
Located inNorth Yorkshire, England


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Picton is a hamlet and civil parish located in the north of North Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately south from Yarm, south from Middlesbrough, and just over west from the A19 road.

The parish is in the Hambleton district and had a population of 108 according to the 2001 census. It lies just south of the border with the Stockton-on-Tees unitary authority.

A stream which lies east of the village is called the Picton Stell.

Every year Picton holds a show on the third Saturday in July. The event has horse, dog, craft and horticulture competitions, and traditional games and races for children. There is also a bar, and stalls for refreshment and entertainment.

This village contains The Station public house and a small disused chapel.

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