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Saxby, Lincolnshire

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Saxby, Lincolnshire

Saxby is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 9 miles north from Lincoln and2.5 miles east from the A15 road. According to the 2001 census the village had a population of 237. St Helens parish church is a grade I listed building, constructed in 1775 as an ashlar-faced red-brick mortuary chapel.
DistrictWest Lindsey
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF0086
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
 

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

SAXBY (St. Helen), a parish, in the E. division of the wapentake of Aslacoe, parts of Lindsey, union and county of Lincoln, 4 miles (S. E.) from Spittal; containing 140 inhabitants. This place has long been in the possession of the Saundersons, now represented by the Earl of Scarborough. The parish is bordered on the west by the Roman road from Lincoln to the Humber, and by two inconsiderable streams which, uniting at the north-eastern extremity, form the river Ancholme. It comprises about 1400 acres. The substratum abounds with stone, which is quarried for inferior kinds of building, and for repairing the roads. The living is a vicarage, with the rectory of Firsby united, valued in the king's books at £7. 4. 1.; net income, £46; patron and impropriator, the Earl of Scarborough: the glebe contains 14 acres. The church, a neat edifice in the Grecian style, is the place of interment for the family of the earl: some foundations have been discovered near it, supposed to be the remains of a Roman villa.

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