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Cold Kirby is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. It is in the North York Moors, near Rievaulx Abbey and Sutton Bank, 5 miles west of Helmsley.
Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Cold Kirby was part of Helmsley Rural District. Historically, it was an ecclesiastical parish in the Birdforth Wapentake.