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Obthorpe Manor Farm
Obthorpe is located in Lincolnshire
 Obthorpe shown within Lincolnshire
OS grid reference TF094152
   – London 85 mi (137 km)  S
Civil parish Thurlby
District South Kesteven
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district PE10
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Grantham and Stamford
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Coordinates: 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