Muston

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Coordinates: 54°12′03″N 0°19′16″W / 54.200700°N 0.321000°W / 54.200700; -0.321000

Muston
A1039, Muston.jpg
Muston
Muston is located in North Yorkshire
Muston
Muston
 Muston shown within North Yorkshire
Population 339 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid reference TA096796
    - London 185 mi (298 km)  S
Civil parish Muston
District Scarborough
Shire county North Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town FILEY
Postcode district YO14
Dialling code 01723
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Thirsk and Malton
List of places
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England
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All Saints Church, Muston.
Scarecrow Festival 2008.

Muston is a village and civil parish, in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England. Muston is made up of two words 'Mus' (Moss, Marsh, or Morass) and 'Ton' (Town, or Towne).[citation needed]

According to the 2011 UK Census, Muston parish had a population of 339,[1] an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 325.[2]

The village is situated on the Yorkshire Wolds Way National Trail, a long distance footpath.

In July/August, Muston hosts its annual week long scarecrow festival.[3]

There is a derelict windmill on the outskirts of the village, just off the A1039 road. References to a mill first appear in 1341.[citation needed] The current mill is thought to have been built in 1826 and was in use until 1932.[4]

The village has its own cricket team, Muston CC, which plays in the Derwent Valley 'A' league.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics: Area: Muston CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 9 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Muston CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 7 July 2008. 
  3. ^ "Muston Scarecrow Festival". North Yorkshire — Entertainment. BBC. Retrieved 5 June 2009. 
  4. ^ Whitworth, A (2002). Tyke Towers Yorkshire's Windmills. Landy Publishing. ISBN 1-87289557-3. 
  5. ^ "Derwent Valley Cricket League Division 'A'". Scarborough Derwent Valley Cricket League. Retrieved 6 February 2014. 

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