Sapperton, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates: 52°53′36″N 0°29′09″W / 52.893238°N 0.485774°W / 52.893238; -0.485774

Sapperton
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Sapperton village
Sapperton is located in Lincolnshire
Sapperton
Sapperton
 Sapperton shown within Lincolnshire
OS grid reference TF019339
    - London 100 mi (160 km)  S
Civil parish Braceby and Sapperton
District South Kesteven
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Sleaford
Postcode district NG34
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Grantham and Stamford
List of places
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Lincolnshire

Sapperton is a village in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. The nearest town is Grantham, 6 miles (9.7 km) to the west. Adjacent villages include Braceby, Pickworth and Ropsley.

Sapperton was a civil parish until 1931 when it was abolished to form Braceby and Sapperton.[1]

"Causennis" is a Roman settlement site less than 1 mile (1.6 km) to the south of Sapperton on the East Glenn River, near its source. It was excavated between 1973 and 1981, and again 1984 to 1988, revealing stone buildings, iron-smelting furnaces and various artifacts.[2]

Church of St Nicholas

The Hall is a Grade II listed building and dates possibly from the 16th century, with 17th- and 18th-century alterations, and very minor 19th- and 20th-century alterations.[3]

St Nicholas parish church is Grade II listed and dedicated to Saint Nicholas. It dates from the 12th to the 15th century with 19th-century alterations. The tower is 13th-century and there is a 12th-century font.[4]

The ecclesiastical parish is part of The North Beltisloe Group of parishes,[5] in the Deanery of Beltisloe in the Diocese of Lincoln.[6] From 2006 to 2011 the incumbent was The Revd Richard Ireson.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sapperton". Vision of Britain. University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Causennis (348739). PastScape. English Heritage. Retrieved 9 August 2011.
  3. ^ English Heritage. "The Hall, Sapperton  (Grade II) (1308974)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 
  4. ^ English Heritage. "St Nicholas, Sapperton (1166329)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "St. Nicholas' Church, Sapperton"; Northbeltisloeparishes.co.uk. Retrieved 14 May 2012
  6. ^ "Sapperton P C C" Diocese of Lincoln. Retrieved 14 May 2012
  7. ^ "North Beltisloe Group Council Report for PCC AGMs."; Boothby.org.uk. PDF download required. Retrieved 14 May 2012

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