Theddlethorpe

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Theddlethorpe
Theddlethorpe is located in Lincolnshire
Theddlethorpe
Theddlethorpe
 Theddlethorpe shown within Lincolnshire
OS grid reference TF474890
   – London 135 mi (217 km)  S
District East Lindsey
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town MABLETHORPE
Postcode district LN12
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Louth and Horncastle
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UK
England
Lincolnshire

Coordinates: 53°22′39″N 0°12′53″E / 53.377399°N 0.214610°E / 53.377399; 0.214610

Theddlethorpe comprises two close villages and civil parishes, Theddlethorpe St Helen, and Theddlethorpe All Saints, in the East Lindsey district of the county of Lincolnshire, England. These two villages have operated as one entity for many years. They are situated approximately 3 miles (5 km) north from Mablethorpe and on the coast of the North Sea.

The National Grid-owned Theddlethorpe Gas Terminal processes natural gas extracted from beneath the North Sea for use in the UK.

A section of the seashore of the village is part of the Saltfleetby-Theddlethorpe Dunes National Nature Reserve, which comprises sea dunes and both saltwater and freshwater marshes. The reserve is one of only five locations in the UK where the natterjack toad can be found.[citation needed]

Theddlethorpe St Helen has a primary school.[1]

Theddlethorpe All Saints[edit]

53°22′16″N 0°11′55″W / 53.370989°N 0.198730°W / 53.370989; -0.198730

Located about 8 miles (13 km) east from the town of Louth.[2] Population according to the 2001 census was 212.[3]

All Saints' Church

The parish church is dedicated to All Saints and is a Grade I listed building dating from the 12th century, with 1380–1400 and late 17th-century alterations, and minor repairs in 1865-66. It was built of greenstone and limestone and has a 15th-century font. At the west end is preserved the 15th-century wooden pinnacle from the tower roof. In the south aisle chapel is a brass to Sir Robert Hayton who died in 1424. Nearby is the matrix for a double brass of which only one brass shield remains. In the chancel are two early 18th-century marble wall plaques to members of the Newcomen family. A marble monument to Charles Bertie and his wife Mary died 1727, made by Andrew Carpenter, London.[4] All Saints was declared redundant by the Diocese of Lincoln in 1973[5] and it is now in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust.[6]

Hall Farmhouse is a Grade II listed 16th-century red-brick house, altered about 1680 with more alterations in the late 18th and 19th centuries.[7]

Within the parish there is a medieval moat, extant in 1963 but now only visible as cropmarks. A hearth tile bearing the arms of the Angevin family was found when excavation took place in the moated enclosure near Theddlethorpe All Saints church. The house within the moat was called Keleshall.[8]

Population of Theddlethorpe All Saints Civil Parish
Year 1801 1811 1821 1831 1841 1851 1881 1891 1901 1911 1921 1931 1951 1961 2001
Population[9] 194 187 211 266 326 356 329 261 242 210 222 189 213 157 212

Theddlethorpe St Helen[edit]

53°22′17″N 0°13′23″W / 53.3714000°N 0.2231001°W / 53.3714000; -0.2231001

Village and parish in Louth district 9 miles (14 km) east from Louth.[10] with a population according to the 2001 census of 495.[11]

St Helen's Church

The parish church is a Grade II* listed building dedicated to Saint Helen and dating from the 14th and 15th centuries. The chancel and aisles were rebuilt by Samuel Sanders Teulon in 1866. The church is of greenstone and limestone, with a 15th-century tower, a 14th-century font, and a 19th- to 20th-century interior.[12]

Theddlethorpe Hall or The Hall, is a Grade II listed red-brick country house from the late 17th century, with early 18th- and 19th-century alterations.[13] The Stable Block is also Grade II listed and dates from the 19th century.[14]

Theddlethorpe railway station was a railway station on the Louth and East Coast Railway, opened in 1877, and closed 1960.[15]

Population of Theddlethorpe St Helens Civil Parish
Year 1801 1811 1821 1831 1841 1851 1881 1891 1901 1911 1921 1931 1951 1961 2001
Population[16] 220 207 239 275 347 360 414 349 311 281 319 261 312 308 495

Geography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Theddlethorpe Primary School". Theddelthorpe Primary School. Retrieved 15 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Theddlethorpe All Saints". Vision of Britain. University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Theddlethorpe All Saints". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
  4. ^ English Heritage. "Church of All Saints, Theddlethorpe (1062991)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Theddlethorpe". Genuki. Retrieved 15 August 2011. 
  6. ^ "Theddelthorpe Church Reopens". Louth Leader. 20 July 2011. Retrieved 15 August 2011. 
  7. ^ English Heritage. "Hall Farmhouse (1308616)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 15 August 2011. 
  8. ^ Keleshall (355647). PastScape. English Heritage. Retrieved 15 August 2011.
  9. ^ "Vision of Britain". Retrieved 25 August 2011. 
  10. ^ "Theddlethorpe St Helen". Vision of Britain. University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
  11. ^ "Theddlethorpe St Helen". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
  12. ^ English Heritage. "The Church of St Helen, Theddlethorpe (1147259)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
  13. ^ English Heritage. "The Hall, Theddlethorpe St Helen (1147241)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
  14. ^ English Heritage. "Stable Block at The Hall (1062993)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
  15. ^ Theddlethorpe railway station (507092). PastScape. English Heritage. Retrieved 14 August 2011.
  16. ^ "Vision of Britain". Retrieved 25 August 2011. 

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