Croxby is a hamlet and former civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) east from the town of Caistor.

Croxby
All saints' church, Croxby, Lincs. - geograph.org.uk - 45776.jpg
Church of All Saints, Croxby
Croxby is located in Lincolnshire
Croxby
Croxby
Location within Lincolnshire
OS grid referenceTF189982
• London135 mi (217 km) S
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMarket Rasen
Postcode districtLN7
PoliceLincolnshire
FireLincolnshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire
53°28′03″N 0°12′33″W / 53.467375°N 0.2092°W / 53.467375; -0.2092Coordinates: 53°28′03″N 0°12′33″W / 53.467375°N 0.2092°W / 53.467375; -0.2092

Croxby deserted medieval village (DMV) lies to the north-east from the church, with Croxby Hall at the bottom, and along the sides of, a narrow stream running through a chalk valley.[1] At the time of the Domesday survey Croxby had a population of 36.[2]

The parish of Croxby was abolished in 1936 when it became part of the parish of Thoresway.[3]

Croxby church is dedicated to All Saints and is a Grade II* listed building of ironstone dating from the 12th century, with later additions and restorations. The font is also 12th-century.[4]

Croxby Hall is a Grade II* listed building of red brick dating from 1730.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Historic England. "Croxby (351782)". PastScape. Retrieved 9 July 2013.
  2. ^ "DMV remains, Croxby". Lincs to the Past. Lincolnshire Archives. Retrieved 26 June 2011.
  3. ^ "Croxby AP/CP". A Vision of Britain through Time. University of Portsmouth. Archived from the original on 24 December 2012. Retrieved 26 June 2011.
  4. ^ "Church of All Saints, Thoresway". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 26 June 2011.
  5. ^ "Croxby Hall, Thoresway". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 26 June 2011.

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