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Skillington, Lincolnshire

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Skillington, Lincolnshire

Skillington is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 1.5 miles west from the A1 road, 6 miles south from Grantham, and is within 3 miles of the Leicestershire border. Nearby villages include Buckminster, Sproxton, Stainby, Sewstern, Colsterworth and Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth, with the latter famous as the birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton. The parish church is a grade I listed building dedicated to Saint James.
DistrictSouth Kesteven
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSK8925
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population265 (2001)

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

Schellintune ~ Schillintone ~ Schillintune

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

Skillington, par. and vil., Lincolnshire - par., 2140 ac., pop. 393; vil., 7 miles S. of Grantham; P.O.

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