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Somersby, Lincolnshire

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Somersby, Lincolnshire

Somersby is a village in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 6 miles north-west from Spilsby and 7 miles east-north-east from Horncastle. The village lies in the civil parish of Greetham with Somersby in the Lincolnshire Wolds, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty; the parish covers about 600 acres .
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townSpilsby
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF3472
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 Somersby, Lincolnshire has been known in the past


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

Somersby, par., Lincolnshire, 6 miles NE. of Horncastle, 600 ac., pop. 43; contains Somersby House, seat. Lord Tennyson (born 1809), the poet, is a native.

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