Normanby le Wold

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Normanby le Wold
Church of St. Peter, Normanby-le-Wold - - 140580.jpg
St Peter's church, Normanby le Wold
Normanby le Wold is located in Lincolnshire
Normanby le Wold
Normanby le Wold
Location within Lincolnshire
OS grid referenceTF122951
• London135 mi (217 km) S
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMarket Rasen
Postcode districtLN7
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
53°26′28″N 0°18′40″W / 53.441087°N 0.311015°W / 53.441087; -0.311015Coordinates: 53°26′28″N 0°18′40″W / 53.441087°N 0.311015°W / 53.441087; -0.311015

Normanby le Wold is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated in the Lincolnshire Wolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and about 5 miles (8.0 km) south from the town of Caistor, and 17 miles (27 km) north-east from the city and county town of Lincoln.[1] It is in the civil parish of Claxby by Normanby.

Close to Normanby le Wold village is a trig point marking the highest point in Lincolnshire, 551 feet (167.9 m) above sea level.[2] This area is known as Wolds Top.


The village had 37 households at the time of Domesday Book of 1086.[3]

The Grade II* listed parish church is dedicated to Saint Peter and built of ironstone, dating from the early 13th century and the 14th century. It was restored in 1868 by James Fowler. Both the vestry and chancel are 19th-century, and the font is 14th-century on a 19th-century base. In the south aisle there is a 16th-century gravestone, seen through a large quatrefoil.[4]


St Peters church is part of the Walesby Group of Parishes which comprises Brookenby (St Michael and All Angels), Claxby by Normanby (St Mary), Kirmond le Mire (St Martin), North Willingham (St Thomas), Stainton le Vale (St Andrew), Tealby (All Saints), Walesby (St Mary) and Walesby Old Church (All Saints).[5] The incumbent was The Revd John Carr from 2001 to 2017; following his retirement the group is currently in interregnum. The associate priest is The Revd Elaine Turner.[6]


  1. ^ "Normanby le Wold". Vision of Britain. University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 14 July 2011.
  2. ^ Haran, Brady (25 June 2004). "Experiencing the highs and lows". BBC England. BBC News. Retrieved 14 July 2011.
  3. ^ "Normanby le Wold". Domesday Map. Anna Powell-Smith/University of Hull. Retrieved 14 July 2011.
  4. ^ Historic England. "St Peters, Normanby le Wold  (Grade II*) (1359768)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 14 July 2011.
  5. ^ "St Peter Normanby le Wold". Walesby Group of Parishes. Walesby Group of Parishes. Retrieved 16 July 2011.
  6. ^ "Normanby Le Wold P C C". Retrieved 27 March 2013.

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