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Greatford, Lincolnshire

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Greatford, Lincolnshire

Greatford is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies 2 miles west of the A15, 4.5 miles north-east of Stamford, and 5 miles south of Bourne. Greatford is noted for Greatford Hall, once the home of Francis Willis. In the 2001 census, Greatford's population was found to be 260.
DistrictSouth Kesteven
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF0811
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01778

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

Gretford ~ Greteford ~ Griteforde ~ Griteford

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

Greatford, par. and township, S. Lincolnshire, on r. Glen, 6 m. NE. of Stamford -- par., 1540 ac., pop. 301; township, pop. 220; P.O.; contains seat of G. Hall.

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