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Kirby Grindalythe, North Yorkshire

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Kirby Grindalythe, North Yorkshire

Kirby Grindalythe is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. It is located about eight miles south east of Malton. The name of the village is derived from Old Norse. Kirby kirkiubỹr means "village with a church", the Grindal element is a distortion of Cranedale, meaning "valley with cranes" and lythe is from Old Norse "hlíõ" meaning slope. Until 1974 the village lay in the historic county boundaries of the East Riding of Yorkshire.
Post townMALTON
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridSE9067
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 Grindalythe, North Yorkshire has been known in the past

Kirby Grindalyth

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

Kirby Grindalyth, par. and township, East-Riding Yorkshire, on the Wolds, 8 miles SE. of Malton--par., 7583 ac., pop. 534; township, 4524 ac., pop. 243.

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