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St Edith, Grimoldby - - 440099.jpg
Church of St Edith, Grimoldby
Grimoldby is located in Lincolnshire
Grimoldby shown within Lincolnshire
Population 995 (2011)
OS grid reference TF392878
• London 130 mi (210 km) S
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LOUTH
Postcode district LN11
Dialling code 01507
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament
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53°22′08″N 0°05′28″E / 53.3689°N 0.09120°E / 53.3689; 0.09120Coordinates: 53°22′08″N 0°05′28″E / 53.3689°N 0.09120°E / 53.3689; 0.09120

Grimoldby is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 4 miles (6 km) east from Louth. The 2001 Census reported a village population of 1151, reducing at the 2011 census to 995.[1]

Grimoldby Grade I listed Anglican church is dedicated to St Edith.[2] It is of early Perpendicular style with embattled and crocketed aisles and clerestory, set with gargoyles.[3][4]

In 1885 Kelly's Directory reported that the chief crops grown were wheat, barley, beans and oats, and that Grimoldby had three chapels, Wesleyan, Primitive Methodist and Free Methodist, and a National School.[5]

Village amenities include a Londis shop, Grimoldby Primary School,[6] a nursery, an Italian restaurant, public house and a cricket club. Amenities also serve the adjoining village of Manby, which is 0.5 miles (0.8 km) to the south, separated from Grimoldby by the B1200.

Grimoldby used to have a railway station.


An electoral ward in the same name exists. Grimoldby is in the centre of this ward which had a population taken at the 2011 census of 2181.[7]


  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 19 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Edith (1359986)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 15 August 2011. 
  3. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus; Harris, John; The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire p. 259; Penguin (1964); revised by Nicholas Antram in 1989, Yale University Press. ISBN 0-300-09620-8
  4. ^ Cox, J. Charles (1916) Lincolnshire pp. 148, 149; Methuen & Co. Ltd
  5. ^ Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire with the port of Hull 1885, p. 435
  6. ^ Grimoldby Primary School, Retrieved 15 August 2011
  7. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 19 August 2015. 

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