Stubton

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Stubton
Stubton Hall - geograph.org.uk - 1422619.jpg
Stubton Hall
Stubton is located in Lincolnshire
Stubton
Stubton
Location within Lincolnshire
Population295 (2011)
OS grid referenceSK872488
• London110 mi (180 km) S
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNEWARK
Postcode districtNG23
Dialling code01636
PoliceLincolnshire
FireLincolnshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
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UK
England
Lincolnshire
53°01′48″N 0°42′00″W / 53.030081°N 0.69992°W / 53.030081; -0.69992Coordinates: 53°01′48″N 0°42′00″W / 53.030081°N 0.69992°W / 53.030081; -0.69992

Stubton is a small village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.[1] The population of the civil parish (including Fenton) at the 2011 census was 295.[2] The village is situated 8 miles (13 km) north from Grantham and 5 miles (8 km) south-east from Newark-on-Trent in Nottinghamshire. Adjacent villages include Claypole, Dry Doddington, Beckingham and Brandon.

Saint Martin's Church, Stubton

The parish church is a Grade II* listed building dedicated to Saint Martin, built in 1799, with a chancel added in 1869.[3]

Stubton Hall is a large Grade II listed country house, built in 1813-14 by Sir Jeffry Wyatville[4] for Sir Robert Heron, 2nd Baronet. In 1918 it was purchased by Sir Edmund Royds. After his death in 1946 it was purchased by Lincolnshire County Council, and from 1952 to 2003 it was used as a boarding school, and is now a hotel and wedding venue.

Community[edit]

The ecclesiastical parish of Stubton is part of the Claypole Group of the Deanery of Lovedon.[5]

The Village won the Lincolnshire 'Best Kept Village' competition in 2012.[6]

Stubton has a modern brick-built village hall, built with Millennial funding from the National Lottery.[7][6]

The village is served on school days by Sleafordian bus route SL10 from Claypole to Sleaford,[8] and on demand by the Call Connect bus service.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stubton Parish Council". South Kesteven District Council. Retrieved 22 September 2013.
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 16 May 2016.
  3. ^ Historic England. "St Martins, Stubton (1360092)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 13 August 2011.
  4. ^ Historic England. "Stubton Hall (1146985)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 13 August 2011.
  5. ^ "Ecclesiastical parish of Stubton". Diocese of Lincoln. Archived from the original on 27 September 2013. Retrieved 22 September 2013.
  6. ^ a b "Stubton village web site". Retrieved 22 September 2013.
  7. ^ "Stubton village hall". Venues. Lincolnshire county council. Retrieved 22 September 2013.
  8. ^ "Bus route SL10". Sleafordian coaches. Archived from the original on 22 September 2013. Retrieved 22 September 2013.
  9. ^ "Call Connect Kesteven" (PDF). South Kesteven district council. Retrieved 22 September 2013.

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