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St Alkmunds Church, Blyborough.jpg
Church of St Alkmund, Blyborough
Grid reference: SK932945
Location: 53°26’22"N, 0°35’51"W
Population: 115  (2011)
Post town: Gainsborough
Postcode: DN21
Local Government
Council: West Lindsey

Blyborough is a village in the Lindsey, the northern part of Lincolnshire, on the B1398 road, nine miles east of Gainsborough, sixteen miles north of Lincoln and three miles south of Kirton Lindsey.

The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 115.

Blyborough's parish church is dedicated to the Anglo-Saxon saint and martyr, Alkmund of Derby. Built in the early 13th century, it was partially rebuilt in 1877 by James Fowler.[1]

Other noteworthy building include Blyborough Grange Farmhouse[2] and Blyborough Hall.[3] The hall was built in the early 18th century and was for many generations the home of the Luard family, who acquired their wealth through sugar plantations in the West Indies.[4]

Outside links

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  1. National Heritage List 1063375: Church of St Alkmund (Grade II listing)
  2. National Heritage List 1359826: Blyborough Grange Farmhouse (Grade II listing)
  3. National Heritage List 1063376: Blyborough Hall (Grade II listing)
  4. "The Luard Family". Retrieved 13 December 2012.