Kettleby

KETTLEBY, a hamlet, in the parish of Bigby, union of Caistor, S. division of the wapentake of Yarborough, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 2¾ miles (E. by N.) from Glandford-Brigg; containing 45 inhabitants. This place is situated in the vale of the Ancholme; where Kettel, a Danish captain under Canute, is said to have dwelt, on a site afterwards occupied by a mansion of the Tyrwhitts, the foundations of which, covered by a modern farmhouse, and surrounded by a moat, still remain.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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