Little Steeping

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Little Steeping
Little Steeping railway station.jpg
Little Steeping railway station
Little Steeping is located in Lincolnshire
Little Steeping
Little Steeping
Little Steeping shown within Lincolnshire
Population 212 (2011 Census)[1]
OS grid reference TF438627
• London 115 mi (185 km) S
Civil parish
  • Little Steeping
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Spilsby
Postcode district PE23
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
53°08′34″N 0°08′55″E / 53.142780°N 0.148525°E / 53.142780; 0.148525Coordinates: 53°08′34″N 0°08′55″E / 53.142780°N 0.148525°E / 53.142780; 0.148525

Little Steeping is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England, about 3 miles (5 km) south-east from the town of Spilsby

The parish church is dedicated to Saint Andrew, and is a Grade II* listed building.[2] It dates from the 14th century, with alterations in 1638 and 1701, and later restorations.[3][4] A cross in the churchyard is Grade II listed and a scheduled monument.[5][6]

Little Steeping Parochial School opened in 1871 and was enlarged in 1904. It closed on 26 July 1963.[7]

The Little Steeping railway station opened on 2 October 1848 for the Great Northern Railway, and closed 15 June 1964. It had two narrow platforms with the main station buildings on the down side of the line, and the signalbox opposite on the up side.[8]


  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 18 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Church of St Andrews". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 
  3. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Andrews (355421)". PastScape. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Saint Andrews Church". Lincs to the past. Lincolnshire Archives. p. MLI42231. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 
  5. ^ Historic England. "Churchyard cross, St Andrew's churchyard (1014939)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 4 May 2017. 
  6. ^ "Churchyard Cross, St Andrews". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 
  7. ^ "Little Steeping Parochial School". Lincs to the past. Lincolnshire Archives. p. SR/673. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 
  8. ^ "Little Steeping". Disused stations. Disused Stations. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 

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