Grimsthorpe shown within Lincolnshire
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|- London||90 mi (140 km) S|
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|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
|UK Parliament||Grantham and Stamford|
|List of places: UK • England • Lincolnshire|
Grimsthorpe is a hamlet in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated on the A151 road, and 3 miles (5 km) north-west from Bourne. Grimsthorpe falls within the civil parish of Edenham, which is governed by Edenham Grimsthorpe Elsthorpe & Scottlethorpe Parish Council.
a hamlet in Edenham parish, Lincoln; on the river Glen, 1½ mile W of Edenham village. Pop., 135. Grimsthorpe Park was the seat once of the Duke of Ancaster, afterwards of Lord Gwyder; is now the seat of Lord Willinghby d'Eresby; was built partly in the time of Henry III., but principally by the Duke of Suffolk, to entertain Henry VIII.; is a large, irregular, but magnificent structure; and stands in an ornate park, abint 16 miles in circuit. A Cistertian abbey, founded about 1451, by the Earl of Albemarle, and called Vallis Dei, or, vulgarly, Vaudy, formerly stood in the park, about a mile from the castle.
The majority of employment in the village is in agriculture, at Grimsthorpe Castle, or at the Black Horse public house.
References[edit | edit source]
- ^ "Edenham, Grimsthorpe, Elsthorpe & Scottlethorpe Parish Council - Key Contacts", South Kesteven District Council. Retrieved 15 August 2011]
- ^ Grimsthorpe Castle (348511). PastScape. English Heritage. Retrieved 15 August 2011.
- ^ Wilson, John Marius, ed (1872). Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales.
- ^ Vaudey Abbey (348506). PastScape. English Heritage. Retrieved 15 August 2011.
- ^ Grimsthorpe Park (1129134). PastScape. English Heritage. Retrieved 15 August 2011.
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