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St Margaret's Church, Keddington
Keddington is located in Lincolnshire
Keddington shown within Lincolnshire
Population 158 (Including Brackenborough and Stewton. 2011)[1]
OS grid reference TF345886
• London 135 mi (217 km) S
Civil parish
  • Keddington
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LOUTH
Postcode district LN11
Dialling code 01507
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
53°22′40″N 0°01′14″E / 53.377849°N 0.020656°E / 53.377849; 0.020656Coordinates: 53°22′40″N 0°01′14″E / 53.377849°N 0.020656°E / 53.377849; 0.020656

Keddington is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 2 miles (3.2 km) north-east from Louth.

Keddington Grade II listed Ticklepenny Lock on Louth Canal

Keddington Grade II listed Anglican parish church is dedicated to St Margaret.[2] The church was restored in 1871-73. It has a 15th-century wooden eagle lectern, and a south door with transom.[3] The eagle lectern is one of only six in England of its kind.[4]

Other Grade II listed buildings include the remains of two locks on the disused Louth Canal, four farm houses, a cottage, and the remains of Louth Abbey.[5] A Cistercian house, Louth Abbey was founded in 1139, and was dissolved at suppression in 1536. Still visible are earthworks and ruined chancel walls.[6]


  1. ^ "Parish population 2015". Retrieved 20 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Margaret (1359987)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 29 June 2011. 
  3. ^ Cox, J. Charles (1916) Lincolnshire p. 181; Methuen & Co. Ltd
  4. ^ Yates, Jack; Thorold, Henry: Lincolnshire – a Shell Guide; p. 85. Faber and Faber (1965). ISBN 0571062970
  5. ^ "Keddington", British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 29 June 2011
  6. ^ Historic England. "Louth Abbey (354511)". PastScape. Retrieved 29 June 2011. 

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