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Ancaster, Lincolnshire

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Ancaster, Lincolnshire

Ancaster is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England, on the site of the Roman town of "Causennae". The civil parish includes the settlements of Sudbrook and West Willoughby. Ancaster Hall at The University of Nottingham is named after the parish and the, now extinct, title of the Earl of Ancaster.
DistrictSouth Kesteven
Post townGrantham
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSK9843
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01400
Population1,317 (2001)

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


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

Ancaster, par., vil. with ry. sta., and seat, S. Lincolnshire, 8 miles NE. of Grantham, 2800 ac., pop. 650; P.O., T.O.

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