Tothill

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Tothill
Tothill is a village about 6 miles (9.7 km) south east of Louth, Lincolnshire, England.
Tothill is a village about 6 miles (9.7 km) south east of Louth, Lincolnshire, England.
Tothill
Location within Lincolnshire
OS grid referenceTF416820
• London130 mi (210 km) S
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLouth
Postcode districtLN13
PoliceLincolnshire
FireLincolnshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire
53°18′59″N 0°07′29″E / 53.316313°N 0.124758°E / 53.316313; 0.124758Coordinates: 53°18′59″N 0°07′29″E / 53.316313°N 0.124758°E / 53.316313; 0.124758

Tothill is a hamlet in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated about 6 miles (10 km) south-east from Louth, and about 5 miles (8 km) north-west from Alford.

Landmarks[edit]

The manor of Tothill belonged to Lord Willoughby De Broke.[1] The manor house is a Grade II listed building.[2] It was built in the 17th century, with early-18th-century refronting, and some 19th-century alteration.[2]

Toot Hill is the remains of a medieval motte and bailey castle consisting of a large mound with double-ditched outer bailey.[3] It is a Scheduled Ancient Monument.[4]

The church of Saint Mary was built in the 18th century of brick on a stone base, with a chancel, but no bellcote. It had some 18th-century alterations and was demolished in 1980.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vision Of Britain". Vision Of Britain. Retrieved 29 April 2011.
  2. ^ a b "British Listed Buildings". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 29 April 2011.
  3. ^ Historic England. "Monument No. 355689". PastScape. Retrieved 29 April 2011.
  4. ^ Historic England. "Toot Hill motte and bailey castle (1016782)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 25 June 2017.
  5. ^ Historic England. "Monument No. 520869". PastScape. Retrieved 29 April 2011.

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