Calcethorpe with Kelstern

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Calcethorpe with Kelstern
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St Faith's church, Kelstern
Calcethorpe with Kelstern is located in Lincolnshire
Calcethorpe with Kelstern
Calcethorpe with Kelstern
 Calcethorpe with Kelstern shown within Lincolnshire
OS grid reference TF252903
   – London 130 mi (210 km)  S
Civil parish Calcethorpe with Kelstern
Unitary authority East Lindsey
Ceremonial county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Louth
Postcode district LN11
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Louth and Horncastle (UK Parliament constituency)
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire

Coordinates: 53°23′38″N 0°06′36″W / 53.394°N 0.11°W / 53.394; -0.11

Calcethorpe with Kelstern is a civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated west from the market town of Louth, and in the Lincolnshire Wolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The parish includes the hamlets of Calcethorpe to the south of Kelstern, and Lambcroft to the north.[1] The Kelstern with Calcethorpe parish is now incorporated into the larger grouping of the Binbrook Group of Parishes.[2]

Calcethorpe church was dedicated to Saint Faith but had disappeared by about 1450.[3][4][5]

Kelstern Grade II listed parish church is also dedicated to St Faith and is Early English in origin, but was restored in 1886.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire with the Port of Hull, 1885, p. 500
  2. ^ Kelstern, binbrook.org.uk. Retrieved 29 August 2011
  3. ^ "St Faith's church, Calcethorpe". Lincs to the Past. Lincolnshire Archives. Retrieved 29 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Calcethorpe". Pastscape. English Heritage. Retrieved 29 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Deserted village (site of) N of Calcethorpe Manor Farm". Ancientmonuments.info. Retrieved 29 August 2011. 
  6. ^ English Heritage. "Church of St Faith (1307119)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 22 July 2013. 
  7. ^ Kelstern, Genuki.org.uk. Retrieved 29 August 2011