Toynton St Peter

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Toynton St Peter
St Peter, Toynton St Peter - - 105763.jpg
St Peter's Church, Toynton St Peter
Toynton St Peter is located in Lincolnshire
Toynton St Peter
Toynton St Peter
 Toynton St Peter shown within Lincolnshire
Population 225 (2001)
OS grid reference TF404632
   – London 115 mi (185 km)  S
District East Lindsey
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SPILSBY
Postcode district PE23
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Louth and Horncastle
List of places

Coordinates: 53°08′53″N 0°05′57″E / 53.147986°N 0.099301°E / 53.147986; 0.099301

Toynton St Peter is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England, approximately 2 miles (3 km) south from the town of Spilsby.

Toynton St Peter, and its neighbours Toynton All Saints, and Toynton Fenside are listed three times in the Domesday Book of 1086, jointly as "Toantun" so it is not possible to distinguish which entry referred to which place. As a whole, "Toantun" consisted of 78 households and had a church.[1]

The parish church is a Grade II listed building dedicated to Saint Peter and dating from the 14th century, although it was rebuilt in 1876 by James Fowler of Louth. It was built of greenstone and limestonewith some brick patching. It has a 15th-century tower and a 14th-century font.[2]

In the churchyard is the base of a 14th-century churchyard cross which is both Grade II listed[3]and a scheduled monument.[4]

A Wesleyan Methodist chapel was built in 1811. The chapel is now closed and an application for planning permission to convert it into a dwelling was refused.[5]

The parish has a village hall.[6]


  1. ^ Toynton (All Saints and St Peter) in the Domesday Book. Retrieved 18 August 2011.
  2. ^ English Heritage. "St Peters church, Church Lane (1146781)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 18 August 2011. 
  3. ^ English Heritage. "Churchyard Cross in Churchyard of Church of St Peter (1063560)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 18 August 2011. 
  4. ^ English Heritage. "Churchyard cross, St Peter's churchyard (1013535)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 18 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Wesleyan Chapel". Pastscape. English Heritage. Retrieved 18 August 2011. 
  6. ^ "Toynton St Peter village hall". Charities. Charities Direct. Retrieved 18 August 2011. 

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