Calcethorpe with Kelstern

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Calcethorpe with Kelstern
St.Faith's, Kelstern, Lincs. - - 179463.jpg
St Faith's church, Kelstern
Calcethorpe with Kelstern is located in Lincolnshire
Calcethorpe with Kelstern
Calcethorpe with Kelstern
Calcethorpe with Kelstern shown within Lincolnshire
OS grid reference TF252903
• London 130 mi (210 km) S
Civil parish
  • Calcethorpe with Kelstern
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Louth
Postcode district LN11
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
53°23′38″N 0°06′36″W / 53.394°N 0.11°W / 53.394; -0.11Coordinates: 53°23′38″N 0°06′36″W / 53.394°N 0.11°W / 53.394; -0.11

Calcethorpe with Kelstern is a civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated west from the market town of Louth, and in the Lincolnshire Wolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The parish includes the hamlets of Calcethorpe to the south of Kelstern, and Lambcroft to the north.[1] The Kelstern with Calcethorpe parish is now incorporated into the larger grouping of the Binbrook Group of Parishes.[2]

Calcethorpe church was dedicated to Saint Faith but had disappeared by about 1450.[3][4][5]

Kelstern Grade II listed parish church is also dedicated to St Faith and is Early English in origin, but was restored in 1886.[6][7]


Media related to Calcethorpe with Kelstern at Wikimedia Commons

  1. ^ Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire with the Port of Hull, 1885, p. 500
  2. ^ Kelstern, Retrieved 29 August 2011
  3. ^ "St Faith's church, Calcethorpe". Lincs to the Past. Lincolnshire Archives. Retrieved 29 August 2011. 
  4. ^ Historic England. "Calcethorpe (353068)". PastScape. Retrieved 29 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Deserted village (site of) N of Calcethorpe Manor Farm". Retrieved 29 August 2011. 
  6. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Faith (1307119)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 22 July 2013. 
  7. ^ Kelstern, Retrieved 29 August 2011