Little Humby

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Little Humby
Little Humby is located in Lincolnshire
Little Humby
Little Humby
Little Humby shown within Lincolnshire
OS grid reference TF002329
• London 100 mi (160 km) S
Civil parish
  • Ropsley and Humby
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GRANTHAM
Postcode district NG33
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
52°53′05″N 0°30′41″W / 52.884644°N 0.511296°W / 52.884644; -0.511296Coordinates: 52°53′05″N 0°30′41″W / 52.884644°N 0.511296°W / 52.884644; -0.511296

Little Humby is a hamlet in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies in the civil parish of Ropsley and Humby, 5 miles (8.0 km) east from Grantham, 1 mile (1.6 km) south-east from Ropsley and 1.5 miles (2.4 km) south from the A52 road. Great Humby, a smaller hamlet, is 720 yards (658 m) to the south. It is in the civil parish of Ropsley and Humby.

Little Humby village green

Humby has a ford that is prone to flooding,[citation needed] and a British red telephone box. Inhabitants petitioned to keep the box when the local council made plans for a modern replacement.[citation needed]

Local wildlife includes badgers, and birds such as blue tits, wrens, chaffinches, seagulls, kestrels, red kites and buzzards[citation needed]

Richard Todd, actor, lived and died at Little Humby[1]


  1. ^ "Richard Todd: Dam Busters star and war hero dies aged 90"; Retrieved 24 April 2012

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