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Church of St Peter, Creeton, Lincolnshire - Dec 2005.JPG
Church of St Peter, Creeton
Creeton is located in Lincolnshire
Creeton shown within Lincolnshire
OS grid reference TF010197
• London 85 mi (137 km) S
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Grantham
Postcode district NG33
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
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52°45′58″N 0°30′13″W / 52.765995°N 0.50349°W / 52.765995; -0.50349Coordinates: 52°45′58″N 0°30′13″W / 52.765995°N 0.50349°W / 52.765995; -0.50349

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.[1] 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.[2]

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.

Saxon stone.[3]
Saxon stone.[4]


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  • Media related to Creeton at Wikimedia Commons