Thetford, Lincolnshire

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Thetford House as seen from Kate's Bridge - - 404330.jpg
Thetford House
Thetford is located in Lincolnshire
 Thetford shown within Lincolnshire
OS grid reference TF111148
   – London 85 mi (137 km)  S
Civil parish Baston
District South Kesteven
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district PE6
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Grantham and Stamford
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Coordinates: 52°43′11″N 0°21′22″W / 52.719762°N 0.35607862°W / 52.719762; -0.35607862

Thetford is a hamlet and farm in the civil parish of Baston in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.

Although Thetford has shrunken to a single farmhouse and associated outbuildings, this was once a manor of Spalding Priory with its own chapel. There are records of ministers being installed in 1529 and 1539.[1] The present house and barn are Grade II listed buildings.[2]

Thetford lies north of the village of Baston and to the south of the River Glen. It is on the line of the Car Dyke, a ditch or catchwater drain dating to the time of the Roman occupation, which is regarded as the western boundary of The Fens. The A15 road, that crosses the Glen at Kate's Bridge, runs less than 1 mile (1.6 km) west of Thetford.[3]

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  1. ^ Historic England. "Thetford (350444)". PastScape. Retrieved 19 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "Thetford House and Barn, Baston". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 16 February 2011. 
  3. ^ 248 Bourne & Heckington:Billingborough & Morton (Map) (A1 ed.). 1:25 000. Explorer. OSGB. ISBN 978-0-319-23811-0. Retrieved 19 February 2011. TF111148

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