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Barrowby is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It is 2 miles west of Grantham town centre in a position overlooking the Vale of Belvoir. It has a Grade I listed parish church. The hamlet of Casthorpe is part of the parish. The 2001 Census listed 795 households and a population of 1,996, which fell to 840 households with 1,952 inhabitants at the 2011 census.
The first written records for Barrowby are in the Domesday Book of 1086, in which the village is referred to as "Bergebi", thought to derive from Scandinavian languages 'berg-by' meaning 'village by the hill'. The Domesday record shows that there was a church with a priest and 60 acres of meadow. The village belonged until the 19th century to the historical wapentake of Winnibriggs and Threo.


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Barrowby, South Kesteven, United Kingdom

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