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Calceby, Lincolnshire

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Calceby, Lincolnshire

Calceby is a small village in Lincolnshire, England, about five miles west of Alford. The church of Saint Andrew is in ruins, the last service to take place there being in 1692. Once much larger, Calceby is mentioned in Domesday Book where it was called Calesbi. Lord of the manor in 1086 was Earl Hugh of Chester. Calceby Marsh has been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) as "an outstanding example of base-rich marsh".
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townAlford
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF3975
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
 

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

Calesbi

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

Calceby, par., mid. Lincolnshire, 2 miles SW. of Alford ry. sta., 618 ac., pop. 62.

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