Welton le Marsh
|Welton Le Marsh|
St Martin's Church, Welton Le Marsh
Welton Le Marsh shown within Lincolnshire
|OS grid reference|
|– London||115 mi (185 km) S|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
|UK Parliament||Louth and Horncastle|
Welton Le Marsh is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 6 miles (10 km) north-east from the town of Spilsby and approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) south from the town of Alford. The hamlet of Boothby lies within the parish about 1 mile (1.6 km) east of Welton Le Marsh village.
Thwaite Hall is a Grade II listed building, reputedly part of a former Augustinian Priory, with attached cottage; the present house dates from the 14th century. The Lincs to the Past website describes it as the site of an Augustinian Cell belonging to Thornton Abbey which was recorded in 1440 and which still existed in 1536.
Welton Le Marsh has a local public house, The Wheel Inn.
Also within the parish is Candlesby Hill Quarry, a nature reserve which was once Gunby estate chalk pit. It is Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) maintained by the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust.
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