Malton has a population of 4000 plus, and has been the historic centre of Ryedale since Roman times. North of the Roman fort site, is the original town of Old Malton, with ancient stone houses and quaint dwellings in the centre of which stands the most beautiful Gilbertine Priory in use in England - St Mary's. The building of a Norman Castle near to the river crossing encouraged the growth of a second town, the modern day Malton. Over the river and joining Malton is Norton on Derwent. The two towns are really one but the locals have a keen sense of locality with both insisting they come from either Malton or Norton. Much building has taken place in the last one hundred years, mostly residential, but many old shops and houses in the town centre have been demolished to build new shops. The visible difference can be seen in a selection of photos from 1910 and 1999.Click here to find out how to sponsor the Malton page
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The town was bypassed in the eighties, and the loss of through traffic had an instant and beneficial effect on the town. No more five mile hold-ups so the locals came to shop in the town much easier.
Alongside Farming, brewing is a traditional Malton industry. At one time nine breweries flourished below the main street to the Derwent, now only one,' Brass Castle Brewery' survives. At one time it was said that you could see two pubs from any point in the town.
The neighboring town of Norton is famous as a centre for training racehorses. Thoroughbreds are often seen on their way to and from the gallops on Langton Wold.
Around 2000 years ago, the Romans built a fort where Malton now stands and many of the artifacts found at the site can be seen in Malton Museum, situated in the town square.
There are 2 hours free parking in three car parks in the town centre of Malton where parking is available for a maximum of 2 hours, between 8am and 6pm, 7 days a week (some restrictions will be in place on market days)
There is also on-street parking for a maximum of 30minutes on Market Place.
Paid parking can also be found in the car parks on Wentworth Street and Water Lane
Malton School : Middlecave, Malton, YO17 7NH : Tel: 01653 696871
Malton County Primary : Highfield Road : Tel : 016532582
Norton College : Langton Road : Tel 01653693296
Norton County Primary : Grove Street : Tel : 01653692104
Old Malton Photos of the village
Malton Hospital : Tel : 01653693041
Malton Tourist Information Centre Tel : 01653600048
Post Office : Inside the CO-OP in Wheelgate.
Public Library : St Michaels Street.
Market Square Car Park : In the centre of town
Suddabys Crown Hotel Real pub serving real ale
Malton Motor Club