Church of St Peter, Creeton
Creeton shown within Lincolnshire
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Creeton is a hamlet in the civil parish of Counthorpe and Creeton in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 3 miles (5 km) south west from Bourne and 3 miles (4.8 km) south from Corby Glen, on the River Glen.
Creeton Grade I listed Anglican parish church is dedicated to St Peter. It is of late Decorated style. During restoration in 1851 the piers and arches of a former Norman aisle were discovered. The church holds a chained 1611 bible. In the churchyard are two examples of Saxon grave crosses, and 20 stone coffins considered to mark the interment of Cistercian monks of Vallis Dei abbey in the neighbouring Edenham parish.
There are no amenities in Creeton; the nearest school is in Little Bytham, with shops in Corby Glen, Little Bytham and Castle Bytham, and public house in Swinstead. The hamlet consists of approximately 20 households.
- "Church of St Peter", National Heritage List for England, English Heritage. Retrieved 19 July 2011
- Cox, J. Charles (1916) Lincolnshire p. 108; Methuen & Co. Ltd
- Historic England. "Details from listed building database (1062822)". National Heritage List for England.
- Historic England. "Details from listed building database (1166266)". National Heritage List for England.
- Media related to Creeton at Wikimedia Commons