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Barton-le-Willows is located in North Yorkshire
Barton-le-Willows shown within North Yorkshire
Population 284 
OS grid reference SE714633
Civil parish
  • Barton-le-Willows
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town YORK
Postcode district YO60
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
54°03′40″N 0°54′35″W / 54.06102°N 0.90966°W / 54.06102; -0.90966Coordinates: 54°03′40″N 0°54′35″W / 54.06102°N 0.90966°W / 54.06102; -0.90966

Barton-le-Willows is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England, situated near the River Derwent, about eight miles south-west of Malton. The parish had a population (including Harton) of 186 according to the 2001 census increasing to 284 at the 2011 Census.[1] The village is recorded as Bartun in the Domesday Book.[2]

The house in the picture is No. 5 Forge cottage the old blacksmiths. Woodpeckers visit the garden every day, house martins nest under the eaves and kingfishers live down by the river.


Barton-le-Willows pre-school playgroup is a registered charity, run from the village hall. Led by an experienced playleader, pre-school learning is provided on Monday mornings for children aged 2–5. A friendly playgroup for babies, toddlers and pre-school children, with their mothers, is provided every Friday morning. Both sessions are open to children from this and surrounding areas. Children have access to a wide range of activities, with safe indoor and outdoor play areas.

Barton-le-Willows was served by Barton Hill railway station on the York to Scarborough Line between 1845 and 1930.[3]


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 12 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Ekwall, Eilert, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 4th edition, 1960. p. 29. ISBN 0198691033.
  3. ^ Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199. 

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