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Great Limber, Lincolnshire

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Great Limber, Lincolnshire

Great Limber is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies on the A18, 8 miles west of Grimsby and 8 miles east of Brigg. In 1885 Kelly's Directory noted a Wesleyan chapel, built in 1841. The parish of 4,970 acres, including 936 acres of woodland, was farmed on four and five field systems, and produced chiefly wheat, barley and turnips. Its population in 1881 was 489. Great Limber Grade I listed Anglican church is dedicated to St Peter.
DistrictWest Lindsey
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTA1308
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 Great Limber, Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Limber ~ Limber Magna

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

Limber Magna, par. and vil., Lincolnshire, on the Wolds - par., 5180 ac., pop. 489; vil., 5 miles NE. of Caistor; P.O., called Limber; the par. contains hamlet of Limber Parva.

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