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Kirby Hill, North Yorkshire

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Kirby Hill, North Yorkshire

Kirby Hill is a village and civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England. It has a population of around 60. It is notable for its large medieval parish church of St Peter and St Felix which is a Grade I listed building. It was built in 1397, on the site of an Anglo-Saxon church. A memorial in the church commemorates the former rector Dr John Dakyn, who took part in, and is a noted chronicler of the Pilgrimage of Grace.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridNZ1306
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire

Other names by which Kirby Hill, North Yorkshire has been known in the past

Kirkby On The Hill

Kirby Hill, North Yorkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Kirkby on the Hill, township, Kirkby Ravensworth par., North-Riding Yorkshire, 6 miles NW. of Richmond, 227 ac., pop. 81.

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