Stewton

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Stewton
St.Andrew's church, Stewton, Lincs. - geograph.org.uk - 134028.jpg
St Andrew's Church, Stewton
Stewton is located in Lincolnshire
Stewton
Stewton
Location within Lincolnshire
OS grid referenceTF360867
• London135 mi (217 km) S
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLouth
Postcode districtLN11
Dialling code01507
PoliceLincolnshire
FireLincolnshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire
53°21′36″N 0°02′36″E / 53.360039°N 0.043305°E / 53.360039; 0.043305Coordinates: 53°21′36″N 0°02′36″E / 53.360039°N 0.043305°E / 53.360039; 0.043305

Stewton is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated about 2 miles (3.2 km) east from the town of Louth, in the Lincolnshire Wolds, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The population is included in the civil parish of Keddington.

In the Domesday Book of 1086 the village is written as "Stivetone", with of 19 households, 3 acres (0.0 km2) of meadow and 5 acres (0.0 km2) of woodland.[1]

The Grade II* listed parish church is dedicated to Saint Andrew and dates from the 11th century, although it was rebuilt in 1866 by James Fowler of Louth. In 1902 the west porch was added.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stewton". Domesday Map. Anna Powell-Smith/University of Hull. Retrieved 8 August 2011.
  2. ^ Historic England. "St Andrews, Stewton (1359976)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 8 August 2011.

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