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Whisby, Lincolnshire

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Whisby, Lincolnshire

Whisby is a hamlet in the civil parish of Doddington and Whisby, in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 5 miles south-west from Lincoln city centre, 1.5 miles south from Doddington, and 2 miles north from the A46 road. Between Whisby and Thorpe on the Hill, 3 miles to the south, is Whisby Moor, which includes a nature park run by the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust. Whisby also has a garden centre. In 2011 the A46 road underwent reconstruction just outside Whisby.
DistrictNorth Kesteven
Post townLincoln
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSK9067
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

Other names by which Whisby, Lincolnshire has been known in the past


Whisby, Lincolnshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Whisby, township, Doddington par., in co. and 5 miles SW. of Lincoln, pop. 118.

Whisby, Lincolnshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

WHISBY, a chapelry, in the parish of Doddington, Lower division of the wapentake of BoothbyGraffo, parts of Kesteven, union and county of Lincoln, 6 miles (S. W. by W.) from Lincoln; containing 63 inhabitants. The chapelry comprises about 1500 acres, of which 600 are moorland inclosed under an act passed in 1841. A rent-charge of £161. 15. has been awarded as a commutation for the tithes.

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