Kirkby Underwood

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Kirkby Underwood
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The road junctions in Kirkby Underwood
Kirkby Underwood is located in Lincolnshire
Kirkby Underwood
Kirkby Underwood
 Kirkby Underwood shown within Lincolnshire
Population 200 [1]
OS grid reference TF097240
   – London 90 mi (140 km)  S
District South Kesteven
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BOURNE
Postcode district PE10
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire

Coordinates: 52°49′59″N 0°24′29″W / 52.833°N 0.408°W / 52.833; -0.408

Kirkby Underwood is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.[2] It is situated 4 miles (6 km) north from Bourne and 1 mile (1.6 km) west from the main A15 trunk road. To the east is Rippingale and the Fens. Directly to the south is the hamlet of Stainfield, and to the west, Hawthorpe.

Kirkby Underwood

Kirkby Underwood Grade I listed Anglican church is dedicated to St. Mary and All Saints.[3] In 1885 Kelly's Directory described the church as in Perpendicular style, with chancel, nave and south aisle, and a tower containing three bells. It was in a "very ruinous state". The parish register dated from 1569.[4]

The ecclesiastical parish is part of The Ringstone in Aveland Group of the Deanery of Beltisloe. The incumbent is the Revd David Creasey.[5]

Between the village and Hawthorpe is Callan's Lane Wood, run by the Forestry Commission. Near the wood are two radio masts[6] and a BT microwave transmitter.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Census 2001; 2001 Census returns. Retrieved 21 April 2012
  2. ^ "Parish Council web site". Lincolnshire county council. Retrieved 3 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Church of St. Mary and All Saints, Kirkby Underwood", National Heritage List for England, English Heritage. Retrieved 21 April 2012
  4. ^ Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire with the port of Hull 1885, p. 503
  5. ^ "Kirkby Underwood P C C". Diocese of Lincoln. Retrieved 3 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "Masts near Callan's Lane"; Geograph.org.uk. Retrieved 21 April 2012
  7. ^ "Communications mast near Kirkby Underwood"; Geograph.org.uk. Retrieved 21 April 2012

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