Thorpe St Peter

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Thorpe St Peter
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St Peter's Church, Thorpe St Peter
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Thorpe St Peter
Location within Lincolnshire
Population320 (2011) [1]
OS grid reference TF484606
  London 115 mi (185 km)  S
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Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Skegness
Postcode district PE24
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53°07′22″N0°12′58″E / 53.122815°N 0.216230°E / 53.122815; 0.216230 Coordinates: 53°07′22″N0°12′58″E / 53.122815°N 0.216230°E / 53.122815; 0.216230

Thorpe St Peter is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England, about 1 mile (1.6 km) north-west from the town of Wainfleet.

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Thorpe is listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 as having 33 households, two mills and a church. [2]

The parish church, dedicated to Saint Peter is a Grade I listed building dating from 1200 with later additions and alterations, and restored in the 19th century. It is built of greenstone and limestone. The west tower dates from the mid-14th century, and there is an early 13th-century font. [3]

Thorpe Culvert railway station was opened here in 1873. [4]

Sport

Thorpe St Peter is home to the Wainfleet & District Sporting Motorcycle Club. It hosts Motorcycle Grasstrack Racings International Lincolnshire Poacher and in 2011 held the European Grasstrack Championship Final.

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References

  1. "Parish population 2011" . Retrieved 18 August 2015.
  2. Thorpe St Peter in the Domesday Book . Retrieved 14 August 2011.
  3. Historic England. "Church of St Peter, Thorpe St Peter (1223796)". National Heritage List for England . Retrieved 14 August 2011.
  4. Historic England. "Thorpe Culvert railway station (507093)". PastScape. Retrieved 14 August 2011.