West Deeping

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Coordinates: 52°40′12″N 0°21′41″W / 52.670042°N 0.36136664°W / 52.670042; -0.36136664

West Deeping
King Street West Deeping-Geograph-1516656-by-Paul-Bragg.jpg
King Street, West Deeping
West Deeping is located in Lincolnshire
West Deeping
West Deeping
 West Deeping shown within Lincolnshire
Population 277 (2001)
OS grid reference TF109092
    - London 85 mi (137 km)  S
District South Kesteven
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town PETERBOROUGH
Postcode district PE6
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament South Holland and The Deepings (UK Parliament constituency)
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire

West Deeping is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated on the A1175 road, 5 miles (8 km) east from Stamford and 2 miles (3.2 km) west from Market Deeping. It is the smallest of The Deepings group of villages[1] situated around the A1175 road. Village population is 277.[citation needed]

Nave of St Andrew's Church, West Deeping

The Roman Road of King Street passes through the village and crosses the A16.

The church of St Andrew dates back to the 13th century, with further additions in 1676 and 1803 and a restoration in 1876-77, and is Early English, Decorated and Perpendicular in style.[2] It is part of The Uffington Group of the Deanery of Stamford, in the Diocese of Lincoln.[3][4]

The village public house is the Red Lion.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "West Deeping"; Westdeeping.co.uk. Retrieved 6 July 2012
  2. ^ "St Andrew's church", National Monuments Record, English Heritage. Retrieved 6 July 2012
  3. ^ "West Deeping P C C"; Diocese of Lincoln. Retrieved 6 July 2012
  4. ^ "Uffington Group website"; Uffingtongroup.org.uk. Retrieved 6 July 2012

External links[edit]

Media related to West Deeping at Wikimedia Commons