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Moorby, Lincolnshire

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Moorby, Lincolnshire

Moorby is a small village in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies 4 miles south-east from Horncastle and 1 mile east from Wood Enderby. The village is in the civil parish of Claxby with Moorby, where Claxby refers to Claxby Pluckacre. Moorby has a population of about 50 inhabitants. Village buildings include 12 houses, including the Old Rectory, the Old School House, and the Royal Oak, no longer a licensed premises.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townBOSTON
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF2964
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01507

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


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

Moorby, par. and vil., Lincolnshire, 4 miles SE. of Horncastle, 830 ac., pop. 98.

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