Little Humby

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Little Humby
Little Humby is located in Lincolnshire
Little Humby
Little Humby
Location within Lincolnshire
OS grid referenceTF002329
• London100 mi (160 km) S
Civil parish
  • Ropsley and Humby
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townGRANTHAM
Postcode districtNG33
PoliceLincolnshire
FireLincolnshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire
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]

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

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