Ruins of St Andrew's Church, Calceby
Calceby brook and spring.
The source of the Great Eau
|Calceby shown within Lincolnshire|
|OS grid reference|
|• London||120 mi (190 km) S|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
Calceby is a small village in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 4 miles (6 km) west from the market town of Alford.The population is included in the civil parish of South Thoresby.
Once much larger, Calceby is recorded in the Domesday Book as "Calesbi". Lord of the Manor in 1086 was Earl Hugh of Chester. The church of St Andrew is in ruins, the last service to take place there being in 1692.
Calceby Marsh has been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) as "an outstanding example of base-rich marsh". The site consists of three areas of marshland, each differing slightly in species composition and surrounded by grassland of value to breeding snipe and lapwing.
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- "Lincolnshire Wolds:Calceby". Lincolnshire Wolds. Retrieved 5 May 2011.
- "Calceby Beck, South Thoresby" (PDF). Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project. Retrieved 18 May 2013.
- "The Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project". Lincolnshire Wolds Countryside Service. Retrieved 18 May 2013.
- "Calceby Marsh" (PDF). English Nature Org. Retrieved 5 May 2011.
- Media related to Calceby at Wikimedia Commons