Stewton

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Coordinates: 53°21′36″N 0°02′36″E / 53.360039°N 0.043305°E / 53.360039; 0.043305

Stewton
St.Andrew's church, Stewton, Lincs. - geograph.org.uk - 134028.jpg
St Andrew's Church, Stewton
Stewton is located in Lincolnshire
Stewton
Stewton
 Stewton shown within Lincolnshire
OS grid reference TF360867
    - London 135 mi (217 km)  S
District East Lindsey
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Louth
Postcode district LN11
Dialling code 01507
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Louth and Horncastle
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire

Stewton is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated about 2 miles (3.2 km) east from the town of Louth, in the Lincolnshire Wolds, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

In the Domesday Book of 1086 the village is written as "Stivetone", with of 19 households, 3 acres (0.0 km2) of meadow and 5 acres (0.0 km2) of woodland.[1]

The Grade II* listed parish church is dedicated to Saint Andrew and dates from the 11th century, although it was rebuilt in 1866 by James Fowler of Louth. In 1902 the west porch was added.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stewton". Domesday Map. Anna Powell-Smith/University of Hull. Retrieved 8 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "St Andrews, Stewton". National Heritage List for England. English Heritage. Retrieved 8 August 2011. 

External links[edit]

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