Walesby, Lincolnshire

Walesby, Lincolnshire

Coordinates: 53°24′58″N 0°17′44″W / 53.4161°N 0.2956°W / 53.4161; -0.2956

Walesby Ramblers Church - view from west 01.jpg
The Ramblers Church is on a hill overlooking the village
Walesby is located in Lincolnshire

 Walesby shown within Lincolnshire
Population 215 (Census, 2001)
OS grid reference TF134923
    - London  133 miles (214 km) 
Parish Walesby
District West Lindsey
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district LN8
Dialling code 01673
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Gainsborough
List of places: UK • England • Lincolnshire

Walesby is a village and civil parish in Lincolnshire, England.

Walesby forms part of the district of West Lindsey.

It lies in the Lincolnshire Wolds, 3 miles (4.8 km) northeast of Market Rasen and 7 miles (11 km) south of Caistor. Tealby parish lies to the southeast. The parish covers about 3,600 acres (15 km2) and includes the hamlets of Risby and Otby.

All Saints' Church on the hillside became disused in favour of a new church of St Mary that was erected in Walesby village itself in 1913. The old church was renovated in the 1930s and became a meeting place for various local groups including the ramblers. It became known as the "Ramblers Church", and a stained glass window depicting walkers and cyclists, was donated by local ramblers in 1951. The Viking Way now passes close by.

St Mary’s is an "Arts and Crafts" style Church designed by the Irish architect, Temple Moore.[1] In 2008 the church was shut after an earthquake when a large crack appeared in the tower and masonry fell inside the church.[2] St Mary’s was also damaged in the 1930s when a hurricane dislodged its ‘candle snuffer’ spire resulting in its eventual removal.


  1. ^ Walesby Group of Parishes
  2. ^ Market Rasen Mail 20 March 2008

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