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Caenby, Lincolnshire

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Caenby, Lincolnshire

Caenby is a hamlet and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. Caenby Grade II listed Anglican church is dedicated to St Nicholas. A moated manor house, now the Grade II listed Hall Farm House, was a seat of the Tournay family from the days of Edward I to George II. In 1541 Henry VIII slept here while on his Lincolnshire progress. In the 18th century the house was occupied by Lawrence Monck.
DistrictWest Lindsey
Post townMarket Rasen
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF0089
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 Caenby, Lincolnshire has been known in the past


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

Caenby, par., N. Lincolnshire, 7 miles W. of Market Rasen, 1430 ac., pop. 129.

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

CAENBY (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the E. division of the wapentake of Aslacoe, parts of Lindsey, union and county of Lincoln, 3 miles (E. by S.) from Spital; containing 185 inhabitants. The parish lies upon a slope, and comprises about 1600 acres, two-thirds of which are arable, 50 acres wood, and the rest pasture; it is bounded on the east by the river Ancholme, a small tributary of which runs through it. The soil consists of strong clay, sand, and a kind of red mould; and limestone is found on the higher grounds. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £4. 13. 4.; net income, £117; patron, Sir C. M. L. Monck, Bart.

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