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Rowston, Lincolnshire

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Rowston, Lincolnshire

Rowston is a village and civil parish in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England, about 6 miles north of the town of Sleaford. Rowston was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 when it was recorded as Rowstune and had 34 households. The limestone parish church is a grade I listed building dedicated to Saint Clement and dating from the 12th century. Anglo Saxon decorated stonework has been re-used in the south chancel wall. It was refitted in 1741 and restored 1904-10.
DistrictNorth Kesteven
Post townSleaford
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF0856
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population139 (2001)

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

Roulston ~ Rouestune

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

Rowston (or Roulston), par. and vil., Lincolnshire, 7 miles N. of Sleaford, 1520 ac., pop. 226.

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