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St.Margaret's church, Quadring, Lincs. - geograph.org.uk - 84021.jpg
St Margaret's Church, Quadring
Quadring is located in Lincolnshire
Location within Lincolnshire
Population1,339 (2011)[1]
OS grid referenceTF225330
• London95 mi (153 km) S
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSpalding
Postcode districtPE11
Dialling code01775
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
52°52′52″N 0°10′50″W / 52.881105°N 0.180445°W / 52.881105; -0.180445Coordinates: 52°52′52″N 0°10′50″W / 52.881105°N 0.180445°W / 52.881105; -0.180445

Quadring is a small village and civil parish in the South Holland district of Lincolnshire. It lies on the A152, 2 miles (3.2 km) north-east of Gosberton, and 2 miles south-east of Donington.

The village includes the community of Barholme to its south-west. To the east of Quadring is Quadring Eaudike,[2] and to the west is Quadring Fen.[3] Nearby to the west is the Peterborough to Lincoln Line. The A152 (as Main Road within the village) transects Quadring and provides links to Spalding, Boston, Donington and Gosberton.

The village name is derived from the Old English "cwead+haefer+ingas" (Muddy settlement of Haefer),[4] and is recorded in the Domesday Book as Quadheveringe and Quedhaveringe.[5]

The Grade I listed village church,[6] dedicated to St Margaret of Antioch,[7] lies at Church End, north of, and separate from, the village. Mainly an example of Perpendicular architecture, it was rebuilt in 1872.[8]

Other listed buildings include a Grade II cottage, house, granary, coaching house, farm, and farm house.[9]


Village store and post office

The local school is the Quadring Cowley and Brown's primary school.

Previously Quadring had three public houses, a butcher, fishmonger, blacksmith, a slaughterhouse, and several pig farms. One of the public houses, The Black Bull was to the left of the Post Office; another, almost opposite the Post Office, was The Red Cow, which closed in 2002 and is now an Indian restaurant. Remaining is a village store (that serves as a post office), and The White Hart public house on Town Drove.


  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  2. ^ Quadring Eaudike, geograph.org.uk; retrieved 25 June 2011
  3. ^ Quadring High Fen, geograph.org.uk; retrieved 25 June 2011
  4. ^ Quadring, genuki.org.uk; retrieved 25 June 2011
  5. ^ Williams, Ann; Martin, G. H. Domesday Book: A Complete Translation. Penguin. pp. 899, 907, 964, 1390. ISBN 978-0-14-143994-5.
  6. ^ "Church of St Margaret, Quadring", British Listed Buildings; retrieved 25 June 2011
  7. ^ "History of St Margarets Parish Church" Archived 26 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine, fenlander.info; retrieved 25 June 2011
  8. ^ Cox, J. Charles (1916) Lincolnshire p. 245; Methuen & Co. Ltd
  9. ^ "Listed Buildings in Quadring, Lincolnshire, England" British Listed Buildings; retrieved 25 June 2011

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Quadring at Wikimedia Commons