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Hetton, Yorkshire Dales National Park.jpg
Hetton is located in North Yorkshire
Location within North Yorkshire
Population155 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceSD962584
Civil parish
  • Hetton-cum-Bordley
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSkipton
Postcode districtBD23
PoliceNorth Yorkshire
FireNorth Yorkshire
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
List of places
54°01′19″N 2°03′32″W / 54.022°N 2.059°W / 54.022; -2.059Coordinates: 54°01′19″N 2°03′32″W / 54.022°N 2.059°W / 54.022; -2.059

Hetton is a small Dales village in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England, situated 5.75 miles north by B 6265 of Skipton. It is the largest settlement in the civil parish of Hetton-cum-Bordley. The population of the former civil parish of Hetton taken at the 2011 Census was 155.[1]

Nearby places include Rylstone, Cracoe, Flasby, Threapland and Winterburn, it also houses Hetton Amateur Swimming Club, who are based at the Hetton Sports Centre.

Hetton was historically part of the township of Hetton with Bordley in the ancient parish of Burnsall in the West Riding of Yorkshire.[2] In the late 19th century it became a separate township,[3] and it became a separate civil parish in 1866,[4] it was transferred to the new county of North Yorkshire in 1974. The civil parish was abolished in 2012 and amalgamated with the parish of Bordley to form the new civil parish of Hetton-cum-Bordley.[5]


  1. ^ a b UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Hetton Parish (1170216760)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 27 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Parish of Burnsall". Genuki. Retrieved 27 August 2014.
  3. ^ "John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887) quoted in Vision of Britain website". Retrieved 27 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Hetton CP/Tn". Vision of Britain. Retrieved 27 August 2014.
  5. ^ "The Craven District Council (Reorganisation of Community Governance) Order 2011". Retrieved 27 August 2014.

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