Kirby Sigston

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Kirby Sigston
North Riding
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Manor House, Kirby Sigston
Location: 54°21’0"N, 1°21’0"W
Post town: Northallerton
Postcode: DL6
Dialling code: 01609
Local Government
Council: Hambleton

Kirby Sigston is a village and parish in the North Riding of Yorkshire, approximately four miles from Northallerton. The population taken at the 2011 census was less than 100. The parish contains the hamlet of Jeater Houses due east of the village on the A19 trunk road.

To the north is the site of Sigston Castle, a fourteenth-century quadrangular castle, surrounded by a now largely dry moat. South of Sigston Castle, located next to the Manor House (a listed building) is the St Lawrence church which is surrounded by farmland.

Kirby Sigston is referenced in The Mountain Goats' song "Going to Kirby Sigston".

Notable residents

The Conservative MP for Richmond (Yorks), Rishi Sunak lives in Kirby Sigston.

Outside links

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St Lawrence Church, Kirby Sigston
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