East and West Firsby
Saxon House, East Firsby – built to traditional methods
Lane in East Firsby
|OS grid reference|
|• London||130 mi (210 km) S|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||Market Rasen|
|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
East Firsby and West Firsby are two hamlets in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. They are situated about 10 miles (16 km) north from the city of Lincoln, and set in the Lincolnshire Wolds, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
East Firsby lies between Saxby and Spridlington, with West Firsby about 1 mile (1.6 km) to the west, near the A15 road. East Firsby civil parish was abolished to enlarge that of West Firsby in 1936. There is no church.
The Manor House at West Firsby fell into disrepair and was demolished during the 1990s. At East Firsby is the mid 18th-century Grade II listed Manor Farmhouse, and at West Firsby is a site of a deserted medieval village.
There is an oilfield at West Firsby.
- "East Firsby". A Vision of Britain through Time. University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 2 July 2011.
- East (and West) Firsby in the Domesday Book. Retrieved 2 July 2011.
- "Documents Online: East or West Firsby, Lincolnshire", Folio: 342r, Great Domesday Book; The National Archives. Retrieved 20 May 2012
- Historic England. "Manor Farmhouse (1064158)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 3 July 2011.
- Historic England. "Deserted medieval village (1004954)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 23 July 2011.
- "West Firsby Oilfield". Lyell Collection. Retrieved 2 July 2011.