Sutton St Edmund

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Sutton St Edmund
Sutton St Edmund parish church - geograph.org.uk - 297094.jpg
St Edmund's church, Sutton St Edmund
Sutton St Edmund is located in Lincolnshire
Sutton St Edmund
Sutton St Edmund
Location within Lincolnshire
Population684 ( Including Throckenholt. 2011)[1]
OS grid referenceTF368131
• London100 mi (160 km) S
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post town Spalding
Postcode districtPE12
PoliceLincolnshire
FireLincolnshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire
52°41′55″N 0°01′25″E / 52.698604°N 0.023666°E / 52.698604; 0.023666Coordinates: 52°41′55″N 0°01′25″E / 52.698604°N 0.023666°E / 52.698604; 0.023666

Sutton St Edmunds is a village and civil parish in the South Holland district of Lincolnshire, England, about 14 miles (23 km) south-east from the town of Spalding.

Sutton St Edmunds was a chapelry to the parish of Long Sutton until 1866.[2] The parish includes the hamlet of Throckenholt.

The parish church is a red-brick Grade II listed building dedicated to Saint Edmund. It was completely rebuilt in 1795, and has 19th-century alterations and extensions. It was extended again in 1987.[3]

The village has a village hall.[4]

Guarnock House is a red-brick Grade II listed building. It was built in 1699 and has a 20th-century roof.[5]

Sutton St Edmunds school was built in 1896 by Sutton St Edmunds School Board. It became a council school in 1903. It was known as Sutton St Edmund Chapel End School in the 20th century. It closed in 1969-70.[6]

Throckenholt Priory was sited here. It was a hermitage and chapel in existence from at least 1107-1540. It was granted to Thorney Abbey by Nigel, Bishop of Ely.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Sutton St Edmunds CP". Vision of Britain. University of Portsmouth. Archived from the original on 24 December 2012. Retrieved 19 August 2011.
  3. ^ Historic England. "St Edmunds Church (1064538)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 19 August 2011.
  4. ^ "Sutton St Edmunds Village Hall". Charities. Charities Direct. Archived from the original on 30 July 2012. Retrieved 19 August 2011.
  5. ^ Historic England. "Guarnock House (1204812)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 19 August 2011.
  6. ^ "Sutton St Edmunds School". Lincs to the Past. Lincolnshire Archives. Retrieved 19 August 2011.
  7. ^ Historic England. "Throckenholt Priory (353387)". PastScape. Retrieved 19 August 2011.

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