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Millthorpe crossroads, Pointon, Lincs - geograph.org.uk - 215128.jpg
Millthorpe crossroads, Pointon
Pointon is located in Lincolnshire
Location within Lincolnshire
OS grid referenceTF117318
• London95 mi (153 km) S
Civil parish
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtNG34
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
52°52′21″N 0°20′30″W / 52.872618°N 0.341646°W / 52.872618; -0.341646Coordinates: 52°52′21″N 0°20′30″W / 52.872618°N 0.341646°W / 52.872618; -0.341646

Pointon is a small village situated 7 miles (11.3 km) north from Bourne, in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It forms part of the civil parish of Pointon and Sempringham (where the population can now be found), which had a 2001 population of 507.[1] The majority of the parish's population live in Pointon.

Christchurch, Pointon

Pointon is part of the ecclesiastical parish of Pointon and Sempringham. Its parish church, dedicated to Saint Andrew, is in Sempringham. Dating from 1170, it is a Grade I listed building. It was restored and the chancel rebuilt in 1868-69 by Edward Browning.[2] Cox (1916) notes: "The parish church (St. Andrew) stands on hill 1 m. from its principal hamlet of Pointon".[3] In 1885, Kelly's noted Pointon as being in the then parish of Sempringham-cum-Pointon and Birthorpe, with its church of St Andrew "situated on an eminence, overlooking the Fen district, about half a mile from any residence now existing".[4]

Christchurch, in Pinfold Lane, Pointon, is a Chapel of Ease, erected in 1893 to support the work of the parish church. It is a tin tabernacle made from corrugated iron.


  1. ^ "Pointon and Sempringham". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 7 August 2011.
  2. ^ Historic England. "St Andrews Church, Pointon (1241280)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 7 August 2011.
  3. ^ Cox, J. Charles (1916) Lincolnshire p. 266; Methuen & Co. Ltd.
  4. ^ Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire with the port of Hull 1885, p. 619

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