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St Luke's Church, Stickney
Stickney shown within Lincolnshire
|OS grid reference|
|- London||110 mi (180 km) S|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
|UK Parliament||Boston and Skegness|
Location and transport
Stickney is situated on the A16 road, 8 miles (13 km) north from Boston and 10 miles (16 km) south-east from Horncastle and at the centre of the Lincolnshire Fens. The village postal address is that of Boston even though Stickney is not situated within Boston Borough.
The village is on a main bus route between Spilsby and Boston, which runs along the A16, and used to be on an east-west railway line, which closed in 1970. There is a transmitting station near Stickney Camp Site at the north of the village.
The parish church is dedicated to Saint Luke. William Lovell Church of England Academy former William Lovell Secondary-School and Stickney are on Main Road. Local amenities include a public house, a miniature railway and a fish and chip shop. The post office doubles as a general store.
Stickney has its own monthly Stickney Parish Magazine.
Stickney was the home of Priscilla Biggadike, who in 1868 was accused of murdering her husband, later executed and then found innocent.
- Priscilla Biggadike, Murderpedia.org. Retrieved 17 December 2013
Media related to Stickney, Lincolnshire at Wikimedia Commons
- Parish council
- Primary school
- Stickney History; stickneyhistory.co.uk
- William Lovell CE Secondary Modern School
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