St Peter's Church, Lenton
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Lenton is a hamlet in the district of South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 7 miles (11 km) south-east from Grantham, and is part of the Lenton, Keisby and Osgodby civil parish .
The ecclesiastical parish is part of the North Beltisloe Group of parishes in the Deanery of Beltisloe in the Diocese of Lincoln. From 2006 to 2011 the incumbent was The Revd Richard Ireson, who was succeeded by The Revd Mike Doyle in 2012.
Lavington Lake is a local fishing facility.
- Edward Bradley – vicar of Lenton in the 1870s, writer and illustrator of The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green, the story of an Oxford University undergraduate.
- The village is the burial place of the first and second baronets both called Sir William Armyne. They were both leading puritans in Lincolnshire and supporters of the Parliamentary cause in the Civil War.
- Mills, A. D. (2003). A Dictionary of British Place-Names.[page needed]
- "Domesday Maps Online". contains a facsimili of the Domesday Book entry
- Historic England. "Church of St Peter (348745)". PastScape. Retrieved 17 March 2010.
- "Web site of St Peter's Church".
- "St. Peter's Church, Lenton", Northbeltisloeparishes.co.uk. Retrieved 14 May 2012
- "Lenton P C C" Archived 16 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine; Diocese of Lincoln. Retrieved 14 May 2012
- "North Beltisloe Group Council Report for PCC AGMs."; Boothby.org.uk. PDF download required. Retrieved 14 May 2012
- "North Beltisloe web site".
- Bourne & Heckington: Billingborough & Morton (Map) (3 ed.). 1:25000. OS Explorer Map. OSGB. 2006. p. 248. ISBN 978-0-319-23811-0. Retrieved 17 March 2010.
- Historic England (2007). "Little Lavington or Lenton (348765)". PastScape. Retrieved 10 April 2010.
- "Little Lavington: TF030310"; Gridreferencefinder.com. Retrieved 23 April 2012
- Historic England (2007). "Osgodby (348406)". PastScape. Retrieved 10 April 2010.