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OS grid reference TF445765
• London 125 mi (201 km) S
Civil parish
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Alford
Postcode district LN13
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
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53°16′00″N 0°09′55″E / 53.266663°N 0.165254°E / 53.266663; 0.165254Coordinates: 53°16′00″N 0°09′55″E / 53.266663°N 0.165254°E / 53.266663; 0.165254

Tothby is a hamlet less than 1 mile (1.6 km) north from the town of Alford, in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England.

In the 1086 Domesday Book Tothby is listed as "Touedebi", consisting of three households, 20 acres (0.1 km2) of meadow and 12 acres (0.05 km2) of woodland.

Today Tothby considered a deserted medieval village, and the only extant property is Tothby Manor House, a Grade II listed building dating from the mid-17th century with alterations around 1840. Built of red brick, the house stands behind a moated enclosure, the site of the early Tothby Manor, home of the founder of the 14th-century church of St Wilfrid, Alford. The Manor was bought by Sir Robert Christopher in the mid-17th century when the present farmhouse was first built.

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