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St.Nicholas' church, Spanby - - 588615.jpg
Former St Nicholas' Church, Spanby
Spanby is located in Lincolnshire
Spanby shown within Lincolnshire
OS grid reference TF090381
• London 100 mi (160 km) S
Civil parish
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Sleaford
Postcode district NG34
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
52°55′45″N 0°22′46″W / 52.929290°N 0.37939°W / 52.929290; -0.37939Coordinates: 52°55′45″N 0°22′46″W / 52.929290°N 0.37939°W / 52.929290; -0.37939

Spanby is a village and former civil parish in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England, about 5 miles (8 km) south from the town of Sleaford. Since 1931 the village has been part of the civil parish of Threekingham.[1] It is in the civil parish of Osbournby.

The 1086 Domesday Book lists the village as "Spanebi", consisting of 12 households.[2]

The parish church is a Grade II listed building dedicated to Saint Nicholas. It was declared redundant by the Diocese of Lincoln in 1973, and is now used as a shed. The 1882 rebuilt red-brick building is on or near the site of an earlier church dating from the 13th century. The door to the vestry dates from the 14th century.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Spanby Civil Parish". Vision of Britain. University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 21 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Spanby". Domesday Map. Anna Powell-Smith/University of Hull. Retrieved 21 July 2011. 
  3. ^ Historic England. "St Nicholas Church, Spanby (1061737)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 21 July 2011. 
  4. ^ Historic England. "St Nicholas Church, Spanby (348588)". PastScape. Retrieved 21 July 2011. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Spanby at Wikimedia Commons