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Markby, Lincolnshire

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Markby, Lincolnshire

Markby is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 4 miles north-east from Alford. The church of St Peter's is the only remaining thatched church in Lincolnshire. It is surrounded by the remains of a moat, part of Markby Priory of St Peter (dissolved in 1536) founded by Ralf FitzGilbert during the reign of Henry II.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townAlford
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF4878
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 Markby, Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Marchesbi ~ Marchebi

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

Markby, par., Lincolnshire, 3 miles NE. of Alford, 652 ac., pop. 118; P.O.

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