Carlby is both a village and parish which lies just east of the A1 trunk road and north of the A16, south of Careby Parish and just 5 miles north of Stamford. The West Glen River passes down the south side of the parish and Ryhall in Rutland is just across the river. The parish covers about 1,400 acres.
The village of Carlby was described in 1911 as a "small agricultural village, pleasantly standing on a slight elevation on the road from Stamford to Bourne, close to the borders of Rutland". If you are planning a visit:
- By automobile, the village is just west off the A6121 trunk road between Stamford and Bourne, just north of Essendine in Rutland.
- Jonathan BILLINGER has a photograph of the Village Hall on Geo-graph, taken in December, 2010. The webpage author suggests that you stop in and ask for a schedule of forth-coming events.
- Mat FASCIONE provides a photograph of the Village Sign on Geo-graph, taken in March, 2014. Just to guarantee that you are there!
- See our touring page for visitor services.
You can see pictures of Carlby which are provided by:
- The National Grid Reference is TF 0514.
- You'll want an Ordnance Survey Explorer #248 map, which has a scale of 2.5 inches to the mile.
- See our Maps page for additional resources.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TF050130 (Lat/Lon: 52.704468, -0.447414), Carlby which are provided by: