The Corner Cupboard, Birdforth
|Birdforth shown within North Yorkshire|
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|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Postcode district||YO61 4|
|EU Parliament||Yorkshire and the Humber|
Birdforth is a village and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 13. The population remained less than 100 at the 2011 Census. Details are included in the civil parish of Long Marston, North Yorkshire. The village is on the A19 road, about six miles south of Thirsk.
The village lies within the Thirsk and Malton UK Parliament constituency. It is also within the Easingwold electoral division of North Yorkshire County Council and the Helperby ward of Hambleton District Council.
The nearest settlements to the village are Hutton Sessay .8 miles (1.3 km) to the north-west; Carlton Husthwaite 0.9 miles (1.4 km) to the north-east and Thormanby 0.7 miles (1.1 km) to the south. Birdforth Beck, which flows at the south end of the village, is part of the tributary system of the River Swale.
The 1881 UK Census recorded the population as 42.
There is a church in the village dedicated to St Mary. The Grade II Listed Norman Church was partly rebuilt in 1585, but is no longer in use.
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