Place:Fryton, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.1663°N 0.948°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoMalton Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which the civil parish was a part 1894-1974
Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, Englanddistrict municipality in which it has been situated since 1974
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Fryton is a small village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England with a population of around 50. It is located in its own parish west of Slingsby and a few miles north of the prominent estate of Castle Howard. Because of its small size it is often associated with Slingsby for purposes such as the official census.

The village is in a rural location and the parish is predominantly agricultural with potatoes forming an important crop.

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Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Fryton was located in Malton Rural District. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Hovingham in the Rydale Wapentake.

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