East Ayton

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East Ayton
East Ayton is located in North Yorkshire
East Ayton
East Ayton
East Ayton shown within North Yorkshire
Population 1,678 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid reference SE994854
Civil parish
  • East Ayton
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district YO13
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
54°15′17″N 0°28′28″W / 54.254600°N 0.474400°W / 54.254600; -0.474400Coordinates: 54°15′17″N 0°28′28″W / 54.254600°N 0.474400°W / 54.254600; -0.474400
The 14th century Ayton Castle, between East Ayton and West Ayton
St John the Baptist church
Tree Sculpture on the A170

East Ayton is a village and civil parish in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England.

According to the 2011 UK census, East Ayton parish had a population of 1,678,[1] a reduction on the 2001 UK census figure of 1,687.[2]

Forge Valley C.C., the local cricket club for East & West Ayton, were the national Village Cup champions in 1986, winning the competition at Lord's.

Notable people[edit]

John Fendley, aka Fenners of Soccer AM fame, grew up in the village and was a pupil at Raincliffe School.

The actor, Paul Kynman, who has appeared in First Knight, The Governor and Heartbeat, also grew up in Ayton village, and attended Raincliffe School


External links[edit]

Media related to East Ayton at Wikimedia Commons