Thorpe in the Fallows

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Thorpe in the Fallows
Bridge at Thorpe le Fallows - - 206896.jpg
Bridge at Thorpe in the Fallows
Thorpe in the Fallows is located in Lincolnshire
Thorpe in the Fallows
Thorpe in the Fallows
Location within Lincolnshire
OS grid referenceSK912806
• London125 mi (201 km) S
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLincoln
Postcode districtLN1
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
53°18′54″N 0°37′57″W / 53.314931°N 0.632524°W / 53.314931; -0.632524Coordinates: 53°18′54″N 0°37′57″W / 53.314931°N 0.632524°W / 53.314931; -0.632524

Thorpe in the Fallows, also known as Thorpe le Fallows is a small hamlet and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England,[1] approximately 6 miles (10 km) north from the city and county town of Lincoln. It has sometimes been called "West Thorpe",[2] with the nearby parish of Aisthorpe known as "East Thorpe".[3] The population of the hamlet is included in the civil parish of Stow.

The area surrounding the existing hamlet is scheduled and includes the earthwork remains of the larger medieval village, which was established before the late 11th century. Documentary evidence for a church first occurs in the mid-12th century. Following the Dissolution in the 16th century, the parish came under the ownership of the Dean of Lincoln, and in the 17th and 18th centuries the village gradually became depopulated. The church, which was dedicated to Saint Mary Magdalen,[4] was demolished early in the 17th century. A war memorial marks the site of the church, located within a rectangular enclosure representing the churchyard, the remains of the church survive as buried building foundations.[5]


  1. ^ "Thorpe in the Fallows". Vision of Britain. University of Portsmouth. Archived from the original on 24 December 2012. Retrieved 14 August 2011.
  2. ^ "Thorpe In The Fallows". Genuki. Retrieved 14 August 2011.
  3. ^ "Aisthorpe". Genuki. Retrieved 14 August 2011.
  4. ^ Historic England. "St Mary Magdalen church, Thorpe in the Fallows (326951)". PastScape. Retrieved 14 August 2011.
  5. ^ Historic England. "Thorpe In The Fallows  (Grade scheduled) (1016978)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 14 August 2011.

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