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Sotby, Lincolnshire

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Sotby, Lincolnshire

Sotby is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 15 miles north-east from the city of Lincoln, midway between the towns of Horncastle, to the south, and Market Rasen, to the north. The parish church is a grade II* listed building dedicated to Saint Peter. It dates from the 12th century, and was restored in 1857 by Michael Drury, using greenstone, limestone and some red brick.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townMarket Rasen
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF2078
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01507, some 01673

Other names by which Sotby, Lincolnshire has been known in the past


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

Sotby, par., Lincolnshire, 7 miles NW. of Horncastle, 1500 ac., pop. 191.

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