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Kirkby la Thorpe, Lincolnshire

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Kirkby la Thorpe, Lincolnshire

Kirkby la Thorpe is a village and civil parish in North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies 1.5 miles east from Sleaford. The village is near the start of the A17 Sleaford bypass. There are three possible Deserted Medieval Village sites in the parish. Which have been identified with the three known names of Thorpe, Laythorpe and Burgh, from written records including Domesday. It is unlikely the mystery of which is which can ever be resolved.
DistrictNorth Kesteven
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF0945
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population1,041 (2001)

Other names by which Kirkby la Thorpe, Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Kirkby Laythorpe ~ Kirkby Le Thorpe

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

Kirkby le Thorpe, par. and vil., Lincolnshire, 2 miles E. of Sleaford, 157 ac., pop. 25; P.O., called Kirkby Laythorpe.

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