Willingham by Stow

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Willingham by Stow
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Willingham by Stow village
Willingham by Stow is located in Lincolnshire
Willingham by Stow
Willingham by Stow
Location within Lincolnshire
Population488 (2011)
OS grid referenceSK875844
• London130 mi (210 km) SSE
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townGainsborough
Postcode districtDN21
PoliceLincolnshire
FireLincolnshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire
53°20′57″N 0°41′12″W / 53.349258°N 0.686595°W / 53.349258; -0.686595Coordinates: 53°20′57″N 0°41′12″W / 53.349258°N 0.686595°W / 53.349258; -0.686595

Willingham by Stow is a rural village in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. The population of the civil parish (known as Willingham) at the 2011 census was 488.[1] It is situated on the B1241, 6 miles (10 km) south-east from Gainsborough and 10 miles (16.1 km) north-west from Lincoln. To the north is Kexby, to the south is Stow.

Community[edit]

Willingham village hall provides for organisations such as the Parish Council,[2] Women's Institute and the Scouts,[3] and for activities including drama, table tennis and yoga.[4]

The parish church is dedicated to St Helen.[5][6]

The two village pubs are The Half Moon[7] on High Street and The Fox and Hounds[8] on Gainsborough Road towards Kexby.

The nearest primary school is in Sturton by Stow.[citation needed] The village had a school from roughly 1818 until 1995.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 3 June 2016.
  2. ^ "Willingham Parish Council", Willinghambystow.co.uk. Retrieved 12 November 2011
  3. ^ "1st Willingham Scout Group", 1stwillingham.org.uk. Retrieved 12 November 2011
  4. ^ "The Village Hall", Willinghambystow.co.uk. Retrieved 12 November 2011
  5. ^ "St Helen's Church, Willinghambystow.co.uk. Retrieved 12 November 2011
  6. ^ "St.Helen's church, Willingham by Stow, Lincs", Geograph.org.uk. Retrieved 12 November 2011
  7. ^ "The Half Moon", Willinghambystow.co.uk. Retrieved 12 November 2011
  8. ^ Fox and Hounds, Willinghambystow.co.uk. Retrieved 12 November 2011

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