Hayton, Nottinghamshire

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Hayton is located in Nottinghamshire
 Hayton shown within Nottinghamshire
Population 386 
OS grid reference SK729843
District Bassetlaw
Shire county Nottinghamshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town RETFORD
Postcode district DN22
Police Nottinghamshire
Fire Nottinghamshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
List of places

Coordinates: 52°59′N 0°53′W / 52.98°N 0.88°W / 52.98; -0.88

Hayton is a village in Nottinghamshire, England. It is located 4 miles north-east of Retford. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 386.[1] The parish church of St Peter is Norman, with 14th century windows.[2] The village is also home to the cricketer Jamie Bovill, who continues to play, despite crippling injuries and disfigurement, for North Wheatley with Leverton Cricket Club.


  1. ^ "Area: Hayton CP (Parish)"
  2. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus. 1979. The Buildings of England:Nottinghamshire. page 142. Harmondsworth, Middx. Penguin.

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It is about to be a site for a test drilling for 'fracking' operations, as at 17 January 2014. If 'fracking' was to take place here and the process damaged the water table as it has done elsewhere this could be a disaster for the nearby Idle Valley Nature Reserve.