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Signpost in Carlby

Carlby is a small village and civil parish[1] in the district of South Kesteven in Lincolnshire, England. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 542.[2]

It is located four miles south of Bourne on the A6121 near the Lincolnshire/Rutland boundary, which is partly the River West Glen.

The ecclesiastical parish is Ryhall with Essendine and Carlby, part of the Rutland Deanery of the Diocese of Peterborough.[3] The vicar is the Rev Jo Saunders.[4]

The parish church is dedicated to St. Stephen.[5] The current building dates from 1134.[5][6]

The village has a playing field and a children's recreational area. In 1986 the villagers replaced the wooden village hall with a brick structure.


  1. ^ "Civil Parish details".
  2. ^ "Civil parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
  3. ^ Deanery list Archived 2011-09-27 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Ecclesiastical Parish details". Archived from the original on 2009-09-30.
  5. ^ a b White, William (1882). History, gazetteer, and directory, of Lincolnshire, and the city & diocese of Lincoln (4 ed.). p. 232.
  6. ^ "National Monument Record for the church". Archived from the original on 2012-07-15.

External links[edit]

Media related to Carlby at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 52°42′47″N 0°26′46″W / 52.713°N 0.446°W / 52.713; -0.446 (Carlby)