Sotby is both a village and a parish in the Wold Hills, 16 miles east-northeast of Lincoln, 8 miles northwest of Horncastle and 5 miles east of Wragby. Great Sturton parish lies to the south and Ranby parish to the east. The parish covers about 1,600 acres.
In 1871, Sotby was an old village of thatched houses. If you are planning a visit:
Jonathan THACKER has a photograph of a thatched cottage in Sotby at Geo-graph.