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Dowsby, Lincolnshire

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Dowsby, Lincolnshire

Dowsby is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies on the western edge of The Fens at the junction of the east-west B1397 road and the north-south B1177. It is 1 mile north-east of Rippingale and just south of Pointon. The civil parish includes the hamlet of Graby. Nearby to the east, along the B1397, is Car Dyke on Dowsby Fen.
DistrictSouth Kesteven
Post townBourne
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF1129
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 Dowsby, Lincolnshire has been known in the past


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

Dowsby, par., N. Lincolnshire, 3½ miles SE. of Folkingham, 1809 ac., pop. 186.

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