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St.Lawrence's church, Snarford, Lincs. - - 73301.jpg
Church of St Lawrence, Snarford
Snarford is located in Lincolnshire
Location within Lincolnshire
OS grid referenceTF050824
• London130 mi (210 km) S
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMarket Rasen
Postcode districtLN8
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
53°19′43″N 0°25′27″W / 53.328665°N 0.424230°W / 53.328665; -0.424230Coordinates: 53°19′43″N 0°25′27″W / 53.328665°N 0.424230°W / 53.328665; -0.424230

Snarford is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 9 miles (14 km) north-east from the city and county town of Lincoln and 6 miles (10 km) south-west from the town of Market Rasen.[1] It is in the civil parish of Friesthorpe.

Snarford is listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 as "Snardesforde", with 18 households.[2]

Hospital of Sir George St Paul, Snarford

The Grade I listed parish church is dedicated to Saint Lawrence and dates from the 12th century. It was altered and extended in the 13th and 14th centuries and restored in 1853. It contains a collection of monuments to Thomas St Paul and Sir George St Paul, 1st Baronet and also to Robert Rich, 1st Earl of Warwick.[3][4] Snarford Hall, the seat of the St Paul family, no longer exists.[5]

The Hospital of Sir George St Paul is a registered charity of four almshouses for local "poor persons of good character" set up by Sir George St Paul.[6]

The Manor House is a Grade II listed limestone farmhouse dating from the 17th century, with 19th-century alterations.[7]


  1. ^ "Snarford". Vision of Britain. University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 20 July 2011.
  2. ^ "Snarford". Domesday Map. Anna Powell-Smith/University of Hull. Retrieved 20 July 2011.
  3. ^ Historic England. "St Lawrence Church, Snarford (539195)". Research records (formerly PastScape). Retrieved 20 July 2011.
  4. ^ Historic England. "St Laurence, Snarford (1165955)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 20 July 2011.
  5. ^ "Snarford Hall". Englands Lost Country Houses. Matthew Beckett. Archived from the original on 22 July 2011. Retrieved 20 July 2011.
  6. ^ "Hospital of Sir George St Paul". Charities Direct. Charities Direct. Retrieved 20 July 2011.
  7. ^ Historic England. "Manor House, Snarford (1064123)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 20 July 2011.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Snarford at Wikimedia Commons