Birdsall, North Yorkshire

Birdsall is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. It was historically part of the East Riding of Yorkshire until 1974. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 180,[2] increasing to 343 at the 2011 Census.[1] The village is about four miles south of Malton and the parish also includes the village of North Grimston.

Birdsall
Birdsall is located in North Yorkshire
Birdsall
Birdsall
Location within North Yorkshire
Population343 (Including Langton. 2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceSE818659
Civil parish
  • Birdsall
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMALTON
Postcode districtYO17
PoliceNorth Yorkshire
FireNorth Yorkshire
AmbulanceYorkshire
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
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54°04′57″N 0°45′01″W / 54.08256°N 0.75036°W / 54.08256; -0.75036Coordinates: 54°04′57″N 0°45′01″W / 54.08256°N 0.75036°W / 54.08256; -0.75036

Birdsall HouseEdit

Birdsall House is the seat of Baron Middleton. Thomas Willoughby (1694–1742), brother of Francis Willoughby, 2nd Baron Middleton, married Elizabeth Sotheby of Birdsall, and their son Henry inherited the barony and Willoughby estates in Nottinghamshire and Warwickshire from his cousin in 1781.

 
St Mary's Church, Birdsall

Church of All Hallows and CrossEdit

The ruins of the ancient church of All Hallows and Cross stand adjacent to Birdsall House.[3] The present church of St Mary in Birdsall was built in 1824 at the expense of Henry Willoughby, 6th Baron Middleton.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Birdsall Parish (1170217217)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 28 September 2018.
  2. ^ UK Census (2001). "Local Area Report – Birdsall Parish (1543510525)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
  3. ^ https://britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/101149108-old-ruined-church-of-all-hallows-and-cross-birdsall#.Xga80JNKi01

External linksEdit

  Media related to Birdsall, North Yorkshire at Wikimedia Commons