Ness Wapentake

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Ness Wapentake, shown within Kesteven, Lincolnshire

Ness is a wapentake in the Parts of Kesteven, the south-west division of Lincolnshire, adjacent to the borders with Rutland and Northamptonshire. It had a population of 40,494 in 2011. It is bounded by Beltisloe to the north-west; by Aveland to the north; and by Elloe in Holland to the east. To the south lies the Soke of Peterborough in Northamptonshire; and to the west, Rutland.

It comprises the following ancient parishes:

*: Mostly in Elloe wapentake, Holland.

Wapentakes of Lincolnshire

Holland: Elloe • Kirton • Skirbeck • Kesteven: Aswardhurn • Aveland • Beltisloe • Boothby Graffoe • Flaxwell • Grantham Soke • Langoe • Loveden • Ness • Winnibriggs and Threo • Lindsey: West Riding: Aslacoe • Corringham • Manley • Lawress • Well • North Riding: Bradley Haverstoe • Ludborough • Walshcroft • Yarborough • South Riding: Bolingbroke • Calceworth • Candleshoe • Gartree • Hill • Horncastle • Louth Eske • Wraggoe