West Ashby

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West Ashby
All Saints, West Ashby - geograph.org.uk - 105805.jpg
All Saints' Church, West Ashby
West Ashby is located in Lincolnshire
West Ashby
West Ashby
Location within Lincolnshire
Population252 (2011)
OS grid referenceTF265723
• London120 mi (190 km) S
Civil parish
  • West Ashby
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHORNCASTLE
Postcode districtLN9
Dialling code01507
PoliceLincolnshire
FireLincolnshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire
53°13′59″N 0°06′20″W / 53.233115°N 0.10549°W / 53.233115; -0.10549Coordinates: 53°13′59″N 0°06′20″W / 53.233115°N 0.10549°W / 53.233115; -0.10549

West Ashby is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated on the Horncastle to Louth A153 road, and 2 miles (3.2 km) north from the centre of Horncastle. Farthorpe, Middlethorpe, and Furzehills are hamlets within the parish.

According to the 2001 Census and 2011 Census West Ashby had a population of 252.[1]

The remains of a henge monument can be found just west of the village, off Docking Lane.[citation needed] Furze Hills is the site of the plague village of Northorpe.[2]

All Saints parish church was extensively restored between 1848 and 1873.[citation needed]

Horncastle's golf club is located at West Ashby Country Park, where Shearman's Wath road crosses the River Bain.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parish population 2001 & 2011". Retrieved 22 August 2015.
  2. ^ West Ashby louthuk.com. Retrieved 18 April 2011

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