Manton, North Lincolnshire

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Manton
Cleatham Hall - geograph.org.uk - 138491.jpg
Cleatham Hall
Manton is located in Lincolnshire
Manton
Manton
 Manton shown within Lincolnshire
Population 112 (2001)
OS grid reference SE932025
   – London 145 mi (233 km)  S
District North Lincolnshire
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Gainsborough
Postcode district DN21
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Scunthorpe
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire

Coordinates: 53°30′40″N 0°35′43″W / 53.511136°N 0.595155°W / 53.511136; -0.595155

Manton is a village and civil parish in the North Lincolnshire district of Lincolnshire, England. The village is situated just south from the town of Scunthorpe, and about 6 miles (10 km) south-west from the town of Brigg. The parish includes the hamlet of Cleatham.[1] Cleatham was a civil parish between 1866 and 1936.[2]

St.Hybald's church, Manton

The parish church is a Grade II listed building dedicated to Saint Hybald. It was built of limestone in 1861 by J. M. Hooker, and Wheeler of Tunbridge Wells.[3]

The church was made redundant by the Diocese of Lincoln in 1998, and it was sold for residential use in 2003.[4]

Cleatham Hall is a Grade II listed house dating from 1855 but with earlier origins.[5]

Cleatham bowl barrow is a Bronze Age scheduled monument located about 200 yards (200 m) to the east of Cleatham Hall.[6]

The last known player of the Lincolnshire bagpipes, John Hunsley, lived in Manton in the mid-1800s.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manton". A Vision of Britain through Time. University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Cleatham". A Vision of Britain through Time. University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  3. ^ Historic England. "St Hybald  (Grade II) (1346833)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  4. ^ "Manton". Genuki.org.uk. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  5. ^ Historic England. "Cleatham House (1083030)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  6. ^ Historic England. "Cleatham Round Barrow (1007729)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  7. ^ A commentator the 1881 Oxford Journals' Notes and queries, pp.95-96, noted that Hunsley played the pipes until shortly before his death, which occurred "between twenty and thirty years ago."

Further reading[edit]

  • Manton in Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire with the Port of Hull and Neighbourhood. With Map of the County. by E. R. Kelly, 1885
  • Leahy, Kevin (July–August 2007). "A warning to the curious: digging an Anglo-Saxon cemetery". Current Archaeology. 18, No.6 (210): 26–31.  Article on the excavation of the Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Cleatham, the third largest in England.

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