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Sausthorpe, Lincolnshire

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Sausthorpe, Lincolnshire

Sausthorpe is a small village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 8 miles east from Horncastle and 3 miles north-west from Spilsby. Sausthorpe is within the Lincolnshire Wolds valley of the River Lymn, and on the southern edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The name is believed to derive from "Sauthr's thorpe", a farming settlement here in Viking times.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townSpilsby
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF3869
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population117 (2001)

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

Sausthorpe, par. and vil., Lincolnshire, on river Steeping, 2 miles NW. of Spilsby, 728 ac., pop. 141.

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