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Candlesby, Lincolnshire

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Candlesby, Lincolnshire

Candlesby is a village in the civil parish of Candlesby with Gunby, about 5 miles east of Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England. Gunby is a hamlet about 1 mile east of Candlesby. The present parish church is dedicated to Saint Benedict, and is a Grade II listed building. It was built by E. D. Rainey of Spilsby, in 1838, replacing an earlier church that had become derelict. A school was built here in 1872, but closed in 1933 with only three children in attendance.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townSpilsby
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF4567
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 Candlesby, Lincolnshire has been known in the past


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

Candlesby, par., mid. Lincolnshire, 3½ miles NE. of Spilsby, 850 ac., pop. 247; P.O.

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