West Ashby

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West Ashby
All Saints' Church, West Ashby
All Saints' Church, West Ashby
West Ashby is located in Lincolnshire
West Ashby
West Ashby
 West Ashby shown within Lincolnshire
Population 252 
   – London 120 mi (190 km)  S
District East Lindsey
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Horncastle
Postcode district LN9
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire

Coordinates: 53°08′N 0°04′W / 53.14°N 0.06°W / 53.14; -0.06

West Ashby is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated on the Horncastle to Louth A153 road, and 2 miles (3.2 km) north from the centre of Horncastle. Farthorpe, Middlethorpe, and Furze Hills are hamlets within the parish.

According to the 2001 Census West Ashby had a population of 252.[citation needed]

The remains of a henge monument can be found just west of the village, off Docking Lane.[citation needed] Furze Hills is the site of the plague village of Northorpe.[1]

All Saints parish church was extensively restored between 1848 and 1873.[citation needed]

Horncastle's golf club is located at West Ashby Country Park, where Shearman's Wath road crosses the River Bain.

References[edit]

  1. ^ West Ashby louthuk.com. Retrieved 18 April 2011

External links[edit]

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