West Ashby

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West Ashby
All Saints' Church, West Ashby
All Saints' Church, West Ashby
West Ashby is located in Lincolnshire
West Ashby
West Ashby
West Ashby shown within Lincolnshire
Population 252 (2011)
• London 120 mi (190 km) S
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Horncastle
Postcode district LN9
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
List of places
LincolnshireCoordinates: 53°08′N 0°04′W / 53.14°N 0.06°W / 53.14; -0.06

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 Furze Hills 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.


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

External links[edit]

  • Media related to West Ashby at Wikimedia Commons