Somerby, West Lindsey

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Somerby, West Lindsey
Somerby, West Lindsey is located in Lincolnshire
Somerby, West Lindsey
Somerby, West Lindsey
 Somerby, West Lindsey shown within Lincolnshire
OS grid reference SK849884
   – London 140 mi (230 km)  S
Civil parish Corringham, Lincolnshire
District West Lindsey
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Gainsborough
Postcode district DN21
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Gainsborough
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire

Coordinates: 53°23′10″N 0°43′30″W / 53.386048°N 0.724976°W / 53.386048; -0.724976

Somerby is a hamlet in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 2 miles (3.2 km) south-east from the town of Gainsborough, and lies in the civil parish of Corringham.

Excavations at Somerby in 1957 showed it was once larger, revealing 15th-century streets and house foundations, with finds ranging from the 12th to the 16th century.[1] Much of the medieval village of Somerby was the site of an ancient deer park which belonged to Somerby Park mansion.[2]

Somerby Park is described in the 1872 Whites Directory as "a commodious ancient mansion in the Elizabethan style".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Somerby". National Monuments Record. English Heritage. Retrieved 16 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Monument No. 891744". National Monuments Record. English Heritage. Retrieved 16 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Corringham (Great and Little Corringham)". Genuki. Retrieved 16 June 2011.