Pickworth, Lincolnshire

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St Andrew's, Pickworth
Grid reference: TF040336
Location: 52°53’23"N, 0°27’16"W
Population: 243  (2011)
Post town: Sleaford
Postcode: NG34
Local Government
Council: South Kesteven
Grantham and Stamford
Website: pickworthvillage.co.uk

Pickworth is a village in Kesteven, the south-western part of Lincolnshire. The population of the wider civil parish, which includes Braceby and Sapperton, was 243 at the 2011 census. It is situated approximately eight miles both east of Grantham and south of Sleaford.

The Domesday Book of 1086 lists Pickworth as having forty households and a church.[1]

The parish church, St Andrew, dates from the 12th century, and is built in limestone. The 14th-century rebuilding of the church is said to date from 1356, probably by the Pickworth family. The church is a Grade I listed building.[2] Over the chancel arch are 14th-century wall paintings dated to about 1380.

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  1. Pickworth, Lincolnshire in the Domesday Book
  2. National Heritage List 1253286: Church of St Andrew, Church Lane (Grade I listing)
  • Nikolaus Pevsner: The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, 1964; 1989 Penguin Books ISBN 978-0-300-09620-0pages 618–619