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Obthorpe Manor Farm
Obthorpe is located in Lincolnshire
Obthorpe shown within Lincolnshire
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52°43′24″N 0°22′54″W / 52.72340°N 0.38161°W / 52.72340; -0.38161Coordinates: 52°43′24″N 0°22′54″W / 52.72340°N 0.38161°W / 52.72340; -0.38161

Obthorpe is a hamlet in the civil parish of Thurlby, in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 3 miles (5 km) south from Bourne, 6 miles (10 km) north-east from Stamford and less than 1 mile (1.6 km) west from the A15. Thurlby is the nearest village, 1 mile (1.6 km) to the north.

Obthorpe Lodge[further explanation needed] lies about 1 mile due east from the hamlet; both are on the Macmillan Way footpath.

Obthorpe is mentioned in the Domesday account as "Opetorp". The manor comprised 19 households and 17 freemen, and had a meadow and woodland, both of 20 acres (0.081 km2). Lordship in 1066 was held by Ulf Fenman, transferred to Gilbert of Ghent in 1086, who was also Tenant-in-chief.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Obthorpe", Domesdaymap.co.uk. Retrieved 13 May 2012
  2. ^ "Documents Online: Obthorpe", Folio: 355r, Great Domesday Book; The National Archives. Retrieved 13 May 2012

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Obthorpe at Wikimedia Commons