Dunsby

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Dunsby
All Saints' church, Dunsby, Lincs. - geograph.org.uk - 90714.jpg
Church of All Saints, Dunsby
Dunsby is located in Lincolnshire
Dunsby
Dunsby
Dunsby shown within Lincolnshire
Population 122 (2011)
OS grid reference TF105268
• London 90 mi (140 km) S
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Bourne
Postcode district PE10
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire
52°49′40″N 0°21′39″W / 52.827819°N 0.360946°W / 52.827819; -0.360946Coordinates: 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 situated 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.[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]

References[edit]

  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)". PastScape. Retrieved 2 July 2011. 
  6. ^ Domesday Book

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Dunsby at Wikimedia Commons