Ketsby

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Ketsby
Farm buildings at Ketsby - geograph.org.uk - 482296.jpg
Ketsby
Ketsby is located in Lincolnshire
Ketsby
Ketsby
Location within Lincolnshire
OS grid referenceTF368765
• London120 mi (190 km) S
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLouth
Postcode districtLN11
PoliceLincolnshire
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AmbulanceEast Midlands
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UK
England
Lincolnshire
53°16′07″N 0°03′05″E / 53.268560°N 0.05127°E / 53.268560; 0.05127Coordinates: 53°16′07″N 0°03′05″E / 53.268560°N 0.05127°E / 53.268560; 0.05127

Ketsby is a hamlet in the civil parish of South Ormsby in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 5 miles (8.0 km) west from the town of Alford. The population of the hamlet is included in the civil parish of Brinkhill.

Ketsby is listed in the Domesday account with 18 households, a meadow of 60 acres (0.24 km2) and a mill.[1]

An early medieval cresset lamp, with a maltese cross carved on the base, was found at Ketsby and is now in Lincoln City and County Museum.[2]

Ketsby water mill and mill house are built in yellow brick, date from 1864, and are Grade II listed buildings. The mill is no longer in operation.[3][4]

The Greenwich Prime Zero meridian line passes through the hamlet.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ketsby". Domesday Map. Anna Powell-Smith/University of Hull. Retrieved 6 July 2011.
  2. ^ Historic England. "Cresset Lamp, Ketsby (893248)". PastScape. Retrieved 6 July 2011.
  3. ^ "Ketsby Water Mill". British Listed Buildings. English Heritage. Retrieved 6 July 2011.
  4. ^ "Ketsby Mill House". British Listed Buildings. English Heritage. Retrieved 6 July 2011.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Ketsby at Wikimedia Commons