Silk Willoughby village
|Silk Willoughby shown within Lincolnshire|
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|• London||105 mi (169 km) S|
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|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
Silk Willoughby is a village and civil parish in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 299. It is situated 2 miles (3 km) south from Sleaford.
The village had a total resident population of 282 in 129 households at the time of the 2001 census. There are a number of council and rented properties within the village in addition to owner-occupied housing, both old and new. There are several listed buildings including a Manor House and a former rectory.
The parish church is dedicated to St Denis. The modern diocesan records use the name "St Denis"' for the church, but the National Monuments Record shows it as "St Denys". St Denis or Denys are alternative spellings for the same person. The nearby church in Sleaford uses the Denys spelling.
Silk Willoughby won the 2007 Best Kept Village award.
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- Neighbourhood Statistics Area: Silk Willoughby CP (Parish), Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 24 May 2012
- Benefice Profile and Statement of Need: Quarrington, Cranwell, Silk Willoughby Archived 23 February 2012 at the Wayback Machine.; Anglican.org, Quarrington and Old Sleaford Parochial Church Council. Retrieved 24 May 2012
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- Historic England. "Butt Mound and Folk Moot Barrows (348933)". PastScape. Retrieved 24 May 2012.
- Historic England. "Monument No. 348941". PastScape. Retrieved 24 May 2012.
- Historic England. "Parish Church of St Denys (1061769)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 24 May 2012.