Church of St Margaret, Usselby
Usselby shown within Lincolnshire
|OS grid reference|
|– London||155 mi (249 km) S|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||Market Rasen|
|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
Usselby is a hamlet in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 3 miles (5 km) north-west from the town of Market Rasen. Usselby, a former civil parish, is part of Osgodby civil parish.
The parish church is dedicated to Saint Margaret, and is a Grade II listed building dating from the 14th century and 1749, with 1889 alterations in ironstone with red brick by Hodgson Fowler of Sheffield. Over the west door is a tablet inscribed "Queen Ann's bounty fell to this church in MDCCXLIX." The early 18th-century Queen Anne's Bounty acts of parliament provided extra income for poor incumbents.
Usselby Hall is a Grade II listed building dating from the mid-18th century with early 19th-century alterations and additions, and built with red brick. It was owned and lived in by Lord Tennyson's grandfather. During the Second World War it was used as a German Officer Prisoner of War Camp. Usselby Hall now covers most of the site of Usselby deserted medieval village
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The administrative civil parish of Osgodby is made up of four villages – Kirkby, Osgodby, Kingerby and Usselby.
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- Media related to Usselby at Wikimedia Commons