Thornton Curtis

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Thornton Curtis
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Church of St Lawrence, Thornton Curtis
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Thornton Curtis
Location within Lincolnshire
Population295 (2011)
OS grid reference TA087179
  London 155 mi (249 km)  S
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Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ULCEBY
Postcode district DN39
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53°38′47″N0°21′23″W / 53.646452°N 0.356438°W / 53.646452; -0.356438 Coordinates: 53°38′47″N0°21′23″W / 53.646452°N 0.356438°W / 53.646452; -0.356438

Thornton Curtis is a village and civil parish in the North Lincolnshire district of Lincolnshire, England, approximately 5 miles (8 km) south-east from the town of Barton-upon-Humber. The population (including Burnham) at the 2011 census was 295. [1]

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The name Thornton is from the Old English thorn+tun, meaning "village where thorn trees grow." In the 1086 Domesday Book the name is written as "Torentune". The origin of the Curtis part of the village name is unknown.

The village is served by Thornton Abbey railway station.

Notable buildings

Nearby is the 12th-century Thornton Abbey and the Grade I listed Abbots Lodge, a country house built on the monastic ruins for the MP Sir Vincent Skinner.

The parish church is a Grade I listed building dedicated to Saint Lawrence and dating from the 12th century. It consists of a 13th-century chancel, a nave, aisles, south porch and an embattled 13th-century western tower with eight pinnacles and containing 5 bells. The church was restored 1884 by James Fowler of Louth which included rebuilding the south porch, and new nave and chancel roofs. There is a 12th-century square black Tournai marble font, with opposed pairs of carved animals to sides, standing on a cylindrical column with shafts to each corner on a square base. [2]

Thornton Hall is a Grade II* listed country house built between 1695 and 1700 by Sir Rowland Wynne. [3]

There is one public house in the village, the Thornton Hunt, which dates from the 18th century and is Grade II listed. [4]

Thornton Village
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Thornton Hall
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Thornton Hunt Inn
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The Tournai font, St Lawrence's Church

Historical and latest population/demographic details

The population of Thornton Curtis remained relatively stable for the 110 years from 1850 to 1960; since 1960 a marked decline can be seen.

YearPopulation
1801242
1811300
1821328
1831362
1841393
1851497
1861483
1871478
1881491
1891489
1901477
1911452
1921481
1931467
1941N/A
1951422
1961403
1971336
1981308
1991279
2001246
2011295

Information from the United Kingdom Census 2001:

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References

  1. "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 18 April 2016.
  2. Historic England. "Church of Saint Lawrence, Thornton Curtis (1227786)". National Heritage List for England . Retrieved 19 August 2011.
  3. Historic England. "Thornton Hall (1103712)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 19 August 2011.
  4. Historic England. "The Thornton Hunt Inn (1227790)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 19 August 2011.