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St.Peter's church, Sotby, Lincs. - - 73402.jpg
St Peter's Church, Sotby
Sotby is located in Lincolnshire
Sotby shown within Lincolnshire
Population 62 (2001)
OS grid reference TF205788
• London 125 mi (201 km) S
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Market Rasen
Postcode district LN8
Dialling code 01507, some 01673
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
53°17′36″N 0°11′35″W / 53.293316°N 0.193124°W / 53.293316; -0.193124Coordinates: 53°17′36″N 0°11′35″W / 53.293316°N 0.193124°W / 53.293316; -0.193124

Sotby is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 15 miles (24 km) north-east from the city and county town of Lincoln, midway between the market towns of Horncastle, to the south, and Market Rasen, to the north.[1] As the population of the village remains less than 100 it is now included in the civil parish of Market Stainton.

The parish church is a Grade II* listed building dedicated to Saint Peter. It dates from the 12th century, and was restored in 1857 by Michael Drury, using greenstone, limestone and some red brick. There is a gravestone in the chancel floor to John Porter, rector, who died 1688.[2]


  1. ^ "Sotby". Vision of Britain. University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 13 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Historic England. "St Peters church, Sotby (1063066)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 13 August 2011. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Sotby at Wikimedia Commons