Appleton-le-Street is a small village and in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. It is approximately 3 miles (5 km) west of Malton and in the parish of Appleton-le-Street with Easthorpe.

Appleton-le-Street is located in North Yorkshire
Location within North Yorkshire
OS grid referenceSE737736
• London185 mi (298 km) S
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMALTON
Postcode districtYO17
Dialling code01653
PoliceNorth Yorkshire
FireNorth Yorkshire
UK Parliament
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54°09′11″N 0°52′21″W / 54.15301°N 0.87259°W / 54.15301; -0.87259Coordinates: 54°09′11″N 0°52′21″W / 54.15301°N 0.87259°W / 54.15301; -0.87259


Appleton Church

The village is mentioned in the Domesday Book as "Appletun", part of the Maneshou Hundred. At the time of the Norman Conquest it belonged to Cnut, son of Karli, but subsequently handed over to William I.[1]

The Thirsk and Malton railway line used to pass through the village.[2]


The village lies within the Thirsk and Malton parliamentary constituency. It also lies within the Amotherby ward of Ryedale District Council and the Malton electoral district of North Yorkshire County Council.


The civil parish includes the village and the small hamlet of Easthorpe, which lies just over 1 mile (1.6 km) to the south. It is on the B1257 Malton to Stokesley road between Amotherby and Barton-le-Street. It is 1.7 miles (2.7 km) south of the River Rye.[3]

The soil is a mixture of Oxford clay on corallian beds. Limestone and Sandstone were quarried in the village.[4]


According to the 2001 UK Census, the population for the civil parish was 117 in 53 households. Of those households, 29 were detached dwellings and 34 were owner occupied. Of the total population, 93 were over the age of 16, of which 55 were economically active.[5]

The 2011 census recorded the population as 122.[6]


Appleton-le-Street's Norman church tower

The church in the village dates from Saxon times and is a Grade I listed building dedicated as All Saints.[7][8] All Saints Episcopal Church in Appleton, Wisconsin, is an evocation of and homage to All Saints Anglican Church in Appleton-le-Street built in 1905 by Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge.

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  1. ^ "Domesday Entry". Archived from the original on 26 May 2013. Retrieved 21 October 2012.
  2. ^ Bulmer's Topography, History and Directory (Private and Commercial) of North Yorkshire 1890. S&N Publishing. 1890. p. 643. ISBN 1-86150-299-0.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 5 October 2012. Retrieved 14 October 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Geology". Retrieved 21 October 2012.
  5. ^ "Demographics". Retrieved 21 October 2012.
  6. ^ UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Appleton-le-Street with Easthorpe Parish (1170217212)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  7. ^ "All Saints Church". Retrieved 21 October 2012.
  8. ^ Historic England. "Church of All Saints  (Grade I) (1296551)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 2 February 2017.

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