Place:Great Limber, Lincolnshire, England

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NameGreat Limber
Alt namesLimber-Magnasource: Family History Library Catalog
Limbergesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 170
Linbergesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 170
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates53.562832°N 0.28985°W
Located inLincolnshire, England

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Great Limber is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated on the A18, west from Grimsby and east from Brigg.

In 1885 Kelly's Directory noted a Wesleyan chapel, built in 1841. The parish of , including of woodland, was farmed on four and five field systems, and produced chiefly wheat, barley and turnips. Its population in 1881 was 489.

Great Limber Grade I listed Anglican church is dedicated to St Peter. It is built in Norman and Decorated styles, consisting of chancel, nave, and aisles, with attached chapels and south porch, and a low crenellated west tower with three bells.[1] The church was partly restored in 1873. Its chancel is mostly Victorian, although its arch is 13th-century as is the font. An 1890 stained glass window in the north aisle is by Kempe.

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