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East Kirkby, Lincolnshire

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East Kirkby, Lincolnshire

East Kirkby is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies on the A155 7 miles south-east of Horncastle. East Kirkby 13th century Grade II* listed Anglican parish church is dedicated to St Nicholas. The church tower and nave arcades are of Decorated style, and the chancel screen, Perpendicular. In the south aisle is a 14th century slab to Sir Robert Sylkestone (d. 1347), founder of the chantry. A Wesleyan chapel was established in 1862.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townSpilsby
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF3362
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 East Kirkby, Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Kirkby ~ Kirkby East

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

Kirkby, East, par. and vil., Lincolnshire, in E. of co., 5½ miles E. of Spilsby, 1670 ac., pop. 354; P.O.

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