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Swinstead, Lincolnshire

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Swinstead, Lincolnshire

Swinstead is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 5 miles west from Bourne, 9 miles north from Stamford and 11 miles south-east from Grantham. It is a village of just over 100 households. Swinstead parish church is dedicated to St Mary. The village has a public house, but the nearest amenities are 2 miles away at Corby Glen. Adjacent villages include Creeton, Swayfield and Grimsthorpe.
DistrictSouth Kesteven
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF0122
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population247 (2001)

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

Suamestede ~ Suinham

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

Swinstead, par. and vil., Lincolnshire - par., 1330 ac., pop. 349; vil., 5 miles NW. of Bourn; P.O.

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