Coordinates: 52°49′40″N 0°21′39″W / 52.827819°N 0.360946°W / 52.827819; -0.360946
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Church of All Saints, Dunsby
Dunsby is located in Lincolnshire
Location within Lincolnshire
Population122 (2011)
OS grid referenceTF105268
• London90 mi (140 km) S
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBourne
Postcode districtPE10
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
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52°49′40″N 0°21′39″W / 52.827819°N 0.360946°W / 52.827819; -0.360946

Dunsby is a small village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of in Lincolnshire, England. It is 4 miles (6.4 km) north from Bourne, just east off the A15, and on the western edge of the Lincolnshire Fens. In 2001 it had a population of 141,[1] reducing to 122 at the 2011 census.[2]

The Grade I listed parish church is dedicated to All Saints. Built of ironstone and limestone, it dates from the 12th century, and was restored in 1857. The church is part of the Ringstone in Aveland group of the Deanery of Beltisloe, Diocese of Lincoln. The vicar was the Revd Dr Lynda Pugh between 2012 and 2018. The incumbent is the Revd Neil Bullen.[3]

The village cross is a medieval scheduled monument sited at a road junction in the village, and consists of the base and 8 inches (20 cm) of shaft.[4][5]

Dunsby is mentioned in the Domesday Book under the name of Dunesbe.[6]


  1. ^ census 2001
  2. ^ "Civil parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  3. ^ Historic England. "All Saints church, Dunsby (1165123)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 4 April 2015.
  4. ^ Historic England. "Village Cross, Dunsby (1009201)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 4 April 2015.
  5. ^ Historic England. "Village Cross, Dunsby (350589)". Research records (formerly PastScape). Retrieved 2 July 2011.
  6. ^ Domesday Book


Honniball P (2021) HISTORY OF DUNSBY, a village in South Lincolnshire and of some of the people who have lived there. Privately published 340pp.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Dunsby at Wikimedia Commons