Place:Cawton, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.1822°N 1.0172°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoHelmsley Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which the parish was a part 1894-1974
Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, Englanddistrict municipality in which it has been situated since 1974
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Cawton is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England, about ten miles west of Malton. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 48. It is due east of Gilling East(where the 2011 Census figures are included), and south-east of Oswaldkirk. It is on the path of the Ebor Way.

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Cawton was part of Helmsley Rural District. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Gilling East in the Rydale Wapentake.

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