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Stow, Lincolnshire

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Stow, Lincolnshire

Stow (or archaically, Stow-in-Lindsey) is a small village and civil parish within the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is 11 miles north-west of the city of Lincoln and 6 miles) south-east of Gainsborough, and has a total resident population of 355. The parish of Stow, which extends to include other localities such as Coates-by-Stow, is today a mixture of modern brick and older stone built housing, some of the latter being thatched.
DistrictWest Lindsey
Post townLINCOLN
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSK8881
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01427
Population355 (2001 Census)

Other names by which Stow, Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Sidnaceaster ~ Sidnacester ~ Stow in Lindsey ~ Stowe ~ Stowe By Gainsborough

Stow, Lincolnshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Stowe (or Stow in Lindsey), Lincolnshire. See STOWE BY GAINSBOROUGH.

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