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St Andrew's Church, Kelby
Kelby is located in Lincolnshire
Kelby shown within Lincolnshire
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52°57′40″N 0°30′21″W / 52.960976°N 0.505892°W / 52.960976; -0.505892Coordinates: 52°57′40″N 0°30′21″W / 52.960976°N 0.505892°W / 52.960976; -0.505892

Kelby is a hamlet in the civil parish of Heydour, in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies 5 miles (8 km) south-west from Sleaford, 9 miles (14 km) north-east from Grantham and 3 miles (5 km) south-east from Ancaster.[1] Kelby, with Heydour, Aisby, Oasby and Culverthorpe are the five hamlets within Heydour parish.[2]

Kelby church is dedicated to St Andrew and is a chapelry of Heydour.[2] Its tower was rebuilt in 1881 after a collapse. The church basement is Norman and the font Early English, with pews originally from the chapel at nearby Grade II listed Culverthorpe Hall.[3][4]

A chapel for Primitive Methodists was established in 1859.[2]


  1. ^ Culverthorpe and Kelby Parish Council, United Retrieved 21 June 2011
  2. ^ a b c Heydour, Retrieved 22 June 2011
  3. ^ Culverthorpe Hall, Culverthorpe And Kelby, British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 21 June 2011
  4. ^ Cox, J. Charles (1916) Lincolnshire p. 181; Methuen & Co. Ltd