Boothby Graffoe

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Boothby Graffoe
St.Andrew's church, Boothby Graffoe, Lincs. - - 101535.jpg
Church of St Andrew, Boothby Graffoe
Grid reference: SK985594
Location: 53°7’22"N, 0°31’41"W
Population: 223  (2011)
Post town: Lincoln
Postcode: LN5
Local Government
Council: North Kesteven
Sleaford and North Hykeham

Boothby Graffoe is a village and parish in the Kesteven part of Lincolnshire. It gives its name to the Boothby Graffoe Wapentake in which it sits. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 223.[1] It is situated approximately seven miles south of the city and county town of Lincoln, and on the A607 Ermine Street Roman road.

Boothby Graffoe's Grade-II-listed Anglican parish church is dedicated to St Andrew[2] The church was re-built in 1842. According to the parish registers of Wellingore, Boothby Graffoe's original church was destroyed by a hurricane in 1666.[3]

To the west of the village lies the earthwork remains of Somerton Castle.[4]


  1. "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 23 April 2016. 
  2. National Heritage List England no. 1061976: St Andrews Church (Historic England)
  3. Cox, J. Charles (1916). Lincolnshire. Methuen & Co. Ltd. p. 67. 
  4. Historic England. "Somerton Castle (326074)". PastScape. Retrieved 30 June 2011 

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