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Winceby, Lincolnshire

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Winceby, Lincolnshire

Winceby is a village in the civil parish of Lusby with Winceby in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated in the Lincolnshire Wolds, about 5 miles from Horncastle and the same from Spilsby. The village is notable for the Battle of Winceby, which took place in 1643, when the Royalist army was defeated by the Roundheads at "Slash Hill". There is a church, St Margaret's, and a garage.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townHorncastle
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF3168
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 Winceby, Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Winzebi ~ Wizebi

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

Winceby, par., Lincolnshire, 4 miles SE. of Horncastle, 842 ac., pop. 64.

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