Cropton

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Cropton Brewery in 2002

Cropton is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. It is on the border of the North York Moors National Park, 2 miles (3.2 km) north-west of Pickering. At the 2001 census, the parish (including Aislaby) had a population of 254,[1] increasing to 321(including Stape) at the 2011 Census.[2]

Cropton Brewery, a microbrewery, is located to the rear of the New Inn on the edge of the village. To the rear is the site of a Motte and Bailey Castle, known as the Round Hill.

Just outside the village is the site of a set of Roman practice marching camps at Cawthorne, excavated by Universities in recent years.

Governance[edit]

An electoral ward in the same name exists.This ward stretches south to Normanby with a total population taken at the 2011 Census of 1,542.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census 2001: Parish Headcounts: Ryedale". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 3 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 10 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics - Area: Cropton (Ward)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 7 December 2016. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Cropton at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 54°17′N 0°50′W / 54.283°N 0.833°W / 54.283; -0.833