Kirby-Grindalyth (St. Andrew)
KIRBY-GRINDALYTH (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of Malton, wapentake of Buckrose, E. riding of York, 2½ miles (N. W.) from Sledmere; containing, with the townships of Duggleby and Thirkleby, 474 inhabitants, of whom 195 are in the township of Kirby-Grindalyth. The land is mostly arable, with some meadow, and large sheep-walks; the soil is thin, and rests on chalk and flint. The village is situated in a picturesque vale, where are some fine plantations. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £8. 9. 7.; patron, Sir Tatton Sykes, Bart., who is lord of the manor. The church, rebuilt in 1826 at the cost of £400, is a neat edifice, with a square tower surmounted by a spire.