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
EU ParliamentEast 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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