Colton, North Yorkshire

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Colton
Colton, North Yorkshire, St Paul's Church - geograph.org.uk - 231020.jpg
Colton, North Yorkshire, St Paul's Church
Colton is located in North Yorkshire
Colton
Colton
Colton shown within North Yorkshire
Population 212 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference SE5415244805
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LEEDS
Postcode district LS24
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
53°53′47″N 1°10′33″W / 53.896389°N 1.175833°W / 53.896389; -1.175833Coordinates: 53°53′47″N 1°10′33″W / 53.896389°N 1.175833°W / 53.896389; -1.175833

Colton is a village in the Selby district of North Yorkshire, England, seven miles south-west of York. The closest town is Tadcaster.

Amenities[edit]

The village has one pub, Ye Olde Sun Inn. There is a wider selection of amenities in neighbouring Copmanthorpe. For amenities such as supermarkets it is necessary to travel to either Tadcaster or York.

Transport[edit]

The village is close to the A64 and the East Coast Main Line. Upon completion of High Speed 2 this will join the East Coast Main Line at Colton. Despite being situated on the East Coast Main Line, the closest railway station is Ulleskelf, several miles away.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parish population 2015". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 13 August 2015.