Welton Le Wold

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Welton le Wold
Welton-le-Wold church - geograph.org.uk - 262490.jpg
Church of St Martin, Welton le Wold
Welton le Wold is located in Lincolnshire
Welton le Wold
Welton le Wold
 Welton le Wold shown within Lincolnshire
Population 216 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference TF273869
   – London 125 mi (201 km)  S
District East Lindsey
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Louth
Postcode district LN11
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Louth and Horncastle (UK Parliament constituency)
List of places

Coordinates: 53°21′51″N 0°05′16″W / 53.364155°N 0.087705°W / 53.364155; -0.087705

Welton le Wold is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 4 miles (6 km) west of the town of Louth.

Welton is listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 as consisting of 57 households.[2]

The parish church is a Grade II* listed building dedicated to Saint Martin, dating from the 14th century and restored in 1849 by S. S. Teulon. The west tower and the font are 14th-century.[3]

Welton le Wold C of E School was a red-brick school built as a national school in 1840 and reorganised as a junior school in 1928. It closed in July 1974[4] and is now Grade II listed.[5]


  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 20 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Welton Le Wold". Domesday Map. Anna Powell-Smith/University of Hull. Retrieved 22 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "St Martins church". National Heritage List for England. English Heritage. Retrieved 22 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Welton le Wold CE School". Lincs to the Past. Lincolnshire Archives. Retrieved 22 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Old School and House". National Heritage List for England. English Heritage. Retrieved 22 August 2011. 

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