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St Luke's church, Stickney
Stickney shown within Lincolnshire
|OS grid reference|
|- London||110 mi (180 km) south|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
|UK Parliament||Boston and Skegness|
Stickney is a linear village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It 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.
Church and amenities
The parish church is dedicated to Saint Luke. Stickney has its own monthly Stickney Parish Magazine. Local amenities include the Rising Sun public house, a miniature railway, a post office-cum-general store and a fish and chip shop.
William Lovell CE Secondary Modern School and Stickney Primary School are on Main Road.
Transport and features
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.
Stickney was the home of Priscilla Biggadike, who in 1868 was accused of murdering her husband, later executed and then found innocent.
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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