Muston


Muston

Coordinates: 54°12′03″N 0°19′16″W / 54.200700°N 0.321000°W / 54.200700; -0.321000

Muston
A1039, Muston.jpg
The A1039 road through Muston
Muston is located in North Yorkshire
Muston

 Muston shown within North Yorkshire
Population 325 (2001 census)[1]
OS grid reference TA096796
Parish Muston
District Scarborough
Shire county North Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town FILEY
Postcode district YO14
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Thirsk and Malton
List of places: UK • England • Yorkshire
All Saints Church, Muston.
Scarecrow Festival 2008.

Muston is a village and civil parish, in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England. Muston is made up of two words Mus (Moss, Marsh, or Morass) and Ton (Town, or Towne).

According to the 2001 UK census, Muston parish had a population of 325.[1]

The village is situated on the Yorkshire Wolds Way National Trail, a long distance footpath.

In July/August, Muston hosts its annual week long scarecrow festival.[2]

There is a derelict windmill on the outskirts of the village, just off the A165. References to a mill first appear in 1341.[citation needed] The current mill is thought to have been built in 1826 and was in use until 1932.[3]

The village has its own cricket team, Muston CC, which plays in the Derwent Valley 'A' league.[citation needed]

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