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
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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