Owmby-by-Spital is both a village and a parish 11 miles north of the city of Lincoln, 8 miles west of Market Rasen, near the crossroads known as "Spital" for the hospital that used to be there (see Hemswell). Normanby parish lies to the north and Saxby parish to the south. The parish covers about 1,600 acres.
Owmby-by-Spital (often, just "Owmby") village is just east of the Roman Road known as Ermine Street and borders Normanby village to the north. If you are planning a visit:
The village of Owmby sits 2.5 miles east of the Roman Road now known as "Ermine Street".
Take the A15 north out of Lincoln for about seven miles. Just before you get to the to the A631, turn right to Owmby.