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East Riding
St. Peters, Norton on Derwent - - 133081.jpg
St Peter's, Norton on Derwent
Grid reference: SE795714
Location: 54°7’55"N, 0°46’59"W
Population: 6,943
Post town: Malton
Postcode: YO17
Dialling code: 01653
Local Government
Council: Ryedale
Thirsk and Malton

Norton-on-Derwent, commonly referred to as simply Norton, is a town in the East Riding of Yorkshire, on the east bank of the River Derwent which marks the boundary of the East Riding; across the Derwent from Norton and joined to it by a bridge is the small market town of Malton, in the North Riding of the county. The 2001 census gave the population of the parish as 6,943.

Sport and leisure

Norton, along with Malton, is well known throughout the horse racing industry for the town's many stables.

Malton and Norton Golf Club is a 27 hole golf course located off Welham Road, covered a large part of the south-west end of the town.

Other facilities include Derwent Swimming Pool, Ryedale Skate Park and the recently built sixth form which also includes a gym that is open to the public, all of which serve both Norton and Malton.


Malton bacon factory

Malton Bacon Factory, a large factory, is in fact in Norton and serves as a major employer for the both Norton, Malton and the local area.

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