West Deeping

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West Deeping
King Street West Deeping-Geograph-1516656-by-Paul-Bragg.jpg
King Street, West Deeping
West Deeping is located in Lincolnshire
West Deeping
West Deeping
West Deeping shown within Lincolnshire
Population255 (2011)
OS grid referenceTF109092
• London85 mi (137 km) S
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townPETERBOROUGH
Postcode districtPE6
PoliceLincolnshire
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AmbulanceEast Midlands
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52°40′12″N 0°21′41″W / 52.670042°N 0.36136664°W / 52.670042; -0.36136664Coordinates: 52°40′12″N 0°21′41″W / 52.670042°N 0.36136664°W / 52.670042; -0.36136664

West Deeping is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 255.[1] It is situated on the A1175 road, 5 miles (8 km) east from Stamford and 2 miles (3.2 km) west from Market Deeping. It is the smallest of The Deepings group of villages[2] situated around the A1175 road. Village population is 277.[citation needed]

Nave of St Andrew's Church, West Deeping

The Roman Road of King Street passes through the village and crosses the A1175.

The church of St Andrew dates back to the 13th century, with further additions in 1676 and 1803 and a restoration in 1876-77, and is Early English, Decorated and Perpendicular in style.[3] It is part of The Uffington Group of the Deanery of Stamford, in the Diocese of Lincoln.[4][5]

The village public house is the Red Lion.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 3 June 2016.
  2. ^ "West Deeping"; Westdeeping.co.uk. Retrieved 6 July 2012
  3. ^ Historic England. "St Andrew's church (350202)". PastScape. Retrieved 6 July 2012.
  4. ^ "West Deeping P C C"; Diocese of Lincoln. Retrieved 6 July 2012
  5. ^ "Uffington Group website"; Uffingtongroup.org.uk. Retrieved 6 July 2012

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