Boothby Graffoe

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Boothby Graffoe
St.Andrew's church, Boothby Graffoe, Lincs. - - 101535.jpg
Church of St Andrew, Boothby Graffoe
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Main Street
Boothby Graffoe is located in Lincolnshire
Boothby Graffoe
Boothby Graffoe
Location within Lincolnshire
Population223 (2011)
OS grid referenceSK985594
• London110 mi (180 km) S
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLincoln
Postcode districtLN5
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
53°07′22″N 0°31′41″W / 53.122800°N 0.528055°W / 53.122800; -0.528055Coordinates: 53°07′22″N 0°31′41″W / 53.122800°N 0.528055°W / 53.122800; -0.528055

Boothby Graffoe is a village and civil parish in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 223.[1] It is situated approximately 7 miles (10 km) south from the city and county town of Lincoln, and on the A607 Ermine Street Roman road.

Boothby Graffoe Grade II listed Anglican parish church is dedicated to St Andrew[2] The church was re-built in 1842. According to the parish registers of Wellingore, Boothby Graffoe's original church was destroyed by a T8-9 Tornado (the strongest ever recorded in England) in 1666.[3]

To the west of the village lies the earthwork remains of Somerton Castle.[4]

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  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  2. ^ Historic England. "St Andrews Church (1061976)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 30 June 2011.
  3. ^ Cox, J. Charles (1916). Lincolnshire. Methuen & Co. Ltd. p. 67.
  4. ^ Historic England. "Somerton Castle (326074)". Research records (formerly PastScape). Retrieved 30 June 2011.

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