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
Population122 (2011)
OS grid referenceTF105268
• London90 mi (140 km) S
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBourne
Postcode districtPE10
PoliceLincolnshire
FireLincolnshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast 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 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