Coulton, North Yorkshire
Crossroads near Coulton
Coulton shown within North Yorkshire
|OS grid reference|
|Shire county||North Yorkshire|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Postcode district||YO62 4|
|EU Parliament||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|UK Parliament||Thirsk and Malton|
The village is mentioned in the Domesday Book as Coletun. The lands around the village are mentioned in four entries, in which landowners at the time of the Norman invasion include Orm, Son of Gamal, Othulf, Uthred and King Edward. After the invasion, the lands were granted to Count Robert of Mortain, Hugh, son of Baldric and King William.
The village lies within the Thirsk and Malton UK Parliament constituency. It also lies within the Hovingham & Sheriff Hutton electoral division of North Yorkshire County Council and the Ampleforth ward of Ryedale District Council.
The nearest settlements are Hovingham 2.25 miles (3.62 km) to the north-east; Scackleton 1 mile (1.6 km) to the south-east; Cawton 1.5 miles (2.4 km) to the north and Brandsby 2.1 miles (3.4 km) to the south-west.
- "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 10 August 2015.
- Coulton in the Domesday Book. Retrieved 28 December 2012.
- Ordnance Survey Open Viewer
- Bulmer's Topography, History and Directory (Private and Commercial) of North Yorkshire 1890. S&N Publishing. 1890. p. 716. ISBN 1-86150-299-0.
- "1961 UK Census". Retrieved 28 December 2012.
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