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St.Lawrence and St.George's church, Springthorpe, Lincs. - geograph.org.uk - 47891.jpg
Church of St Lawrence and St George, Springthorpe
Springthorpe is located in Lincolnshire
Springthorpe shown within Lincolnshire
Population 138 (2011)
OS grid reference SK875896
• London 135 mi (217 km) S
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Gainsborough
Postcode district DN21
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
53°23′48″N 0°41′04″W / 53.396790°N 0.6844°W / 53.396790; -0.6844Coordinates: 53°23′48″N 0°41′04″W / 53.396790°N 0.6844°W / 53.396790; -0.6844

Springthorpe is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 138.[1] It is situated approximately 4 miles (6 km) east from the town of Gainsborough.

Springthorpe is listed in Domesday Book as "Springetorp", consisting of 21 households and a church.[2]

The limestone parish church, which is dedicated to Saint Lawrence and Saint George, is a Grade I listed building dating from the 11th century, and restored in 1865. The font is 13th-century.[3][4]

The deserted medieval village of "Sturgate" or "Stourgate" was situated in the parish, and was documented from the end of the 12th century.[5]


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 30 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "Springthorpe". Domesday Map. Anna Powell-Smith/University of Hull. Retrieved 21 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "St Lawrence and St George". British Listed Buildings. English Heritage. Retrieved 21 July 2011. 
  4. ^ Historic England. "St Lawrence and St George (324823)". PastScape. Retrieved 21 July 2011. 
  5. ^ Historic England. "Sturgate (891742)". PastScape. Retrieved 21 July 2011. 

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