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Navenby, Lincolnshire

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Navenby, Lincolnshire

Navenby is a village and civil parish in Lincolnshire, England. Lying 8.7 miles south of Lincoln and 8.9 miles north-northwest of Sleaford, Navenby has a population of 1,666 and is a dormitory village for Lincoln. It forms part of the North Kesteven local government district and, in March 2011, it was named as the 'Best Value Village' in England following a national survey. A Bronze Age cemetery has been discovered in the village, as well as the remains of an Iron Age settlement.
DistrictNorth Kesteven
Post townLINCOLN
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSK9857
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01522
Population1,666 (2001 Census)

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


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

Navenby, par. and vil. with ry. sta., in co. and 8¾ miles S. of Lincoln, 2110 ac., pop. 957; P.O.

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

NAVENBY (St. Peter), a parish, and formerly a market-town, in the Higher division of the wapentake of Boothby-Graffo, parts of Kesteven, union and county of Lincoln, 9½ miles (N. W. by N.) from Sleaford; containing 942 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £17. 10.; net income, £588; patrons, the Master and Fellows of Christ's College, Cambridge: the tithes were commuted for land in 1770. The church is in the early and decorated English styles. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans; and a school is aided by an annual payment of £31 from lands allotted to the poor, under the inclosure act, and producing £100 per annum.

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