Dalton, Richmondshire

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This article is about the village near Richmond. For the village near Darlington, see Dalton-on-Tees.
Dalton
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Dalton is located in North Yorkshire
Dalton
Dalton
 Dalton shown within North Yorkshire
Population 147 (2001)
OS grid reference NZ114084
District Richmondshire
Shire county North Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town RICHMOND
Postcode district DL11
Dialling code 01833
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
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Coordinates: 54°28′16″N 1°49′28″W / 54.471018°N 1.824374°W / 54.471018; -1.824374

Dalton is a village and civil parish in North Yorkshire in England, about six miles north-west of Richmond and about five miles south-east of Barnard Castle within the council district of Richmondshire and close to the A66 transpennine trunk road. It was listed in the Domesday book. The Dalton parish boundary includes the village itself as well the houses at Dalton Heights (off the road to Newsham) plus numerous surrounding farms. The population of the parish was 147 according to the 2001 census.

The Church of St James, built in 1897, architect W.S. Hicks

Dalton is founded on a farming community, both arable and stock, and nestles on a stream or beck which is a tributary of the River Swale. The Dalton & Gayles Village Hall, which is shared with the neighbouring village of Gayles, is located in Dalton; there is also a Church of England church, St James's, built in 1897.

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