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Glentworth, Lincolnshire

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Glentworth, Lincolnshire

Glentworth is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies about 12 miles north from Lincoln and 2 miles south-west from Caenby Corner. The name Glentworth comes from the Old English glente+worth or heopa+hamm for "enclosure frequented by birds of prey". In the Domesday Book it is noted as "Glentewrde". The Church of England parish church of Saint Michael dates from three periods, as shown by the varied masonry of its outside walls.
DistrictWest Lindsey
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSK9488
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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

Glenteuurde ~ Glenteurde

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

Glentworth, par., mid. Lincolnshire, 8 miles SE. of Gainsborough, 3043 ac., pop. 368; contains Glentworth House, seat of Earl of Scarborough.

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