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ancient borough of Stamford in Lincolnshire on the borders of Rutland and Northamptonshire.

ancient borough of Stamford in Lincolnshire on the borders of Rutland and Northamptonshire.

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Published by Dolby Brothers Ltd for the Stamford Town Development Committee in Stamford .
Written in English


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Cover title: Stamford, Lincolnshire.

ContributionsStamford (England). Town Development Committee.
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Open LibraryOL18190628M


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The Ancient Borough of Stamford in Lincolnshire on the Borders of Rutland and Northamptonshire Paperback – January 1, by Stamford Town Development Committee (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Stamford Town Development Committee. The Ancient Borough of Stamford in Lincolnshire on the Borders of Rutland and Northamptonshire [Stamford Town Development Committee] on *FREE* shipping on Author: Stamford Town Development Committee.

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pp +xlviii pp of advertisements. Text clean Title: The Ancient Borough of Stamford. Stamford is a town on the River Welland in Lincolnshire, England, 92 miles ( km) north of London on the population at the census The town has 17th and 18th-century stone buildings, older timber-framed buildings and five medieval parish churches.

Stamford District: South Kesteven. Rutland (/ ˈ r ʌ t l ə n d /) is a landlocked county in the East Midlands of England, bounded to the west and north by Leicestershire, to the northeast by Lincolnshire and the southeast by Northamptonshire.

Its greatest length north to south is only 18 miles (29 km) and its greatest breadth east to west is 17 miles (27 km). It is the smallest historic county in England and the fourth. Stamford is an attractive town in south Lincolnshire, apparently proclaimed 'the finest stone town in England.' Situated close to the borders of Northamptonshire, Rutland and Cambridgeshire, the unspolit town features extensive Medieval and Georgian architecture, faced with local stone.

Inaccording to the Domesday Book, Stamford was one of the largest towns in Lincolnshire. With the coming of the railroads, the growth was phenominal.

The Parish of Stamford Baron (it means "Stamford across the bridge") in Northamptonshire is traditionally considered part of the borough of Stamford, but has not been included in the.

Stamford is a town on the River Welland in Lincolnshire. It is situated in a protrusion of Lincolnshire, between Rutland to the north and west, and Cambridgeshire to the south. It borders Northamptonshire to the south-west at the only point in England where four counties meet.

Lincolnshire – also known to have the shortest county boundary in England, measured at 62 ft. (19 meters),it came into being by merging two of the famously recognized ancient territories of Stamford (Kingdom of Lindsey and Danelaw Borough).

According to Domesday, this land was called “Lindsey” untilthe three parts of Lindsey were. Stamford is widely regarded as one of the finest stone towns in England. The pretty facades of the town are favourites with film and television producers – Stamford was used as Meryton in the Pride & Prejudice film and has also appeared in Middlemarch, The Da Vinci Code and the Golden Bowl.

Phythian-Adams has argued that the medieval county of Rutland, arising in the twelfth century, recognized the integrity of a royal estate which split into two between and (Fig.

7) Witchley Hundred, immediately to the west of Stamford, was appended to Northampton and appears under that heading in Domesday Book. Stamford, town (parish), South Kesteven district, administrative and historic county of Lincolnshire, east-central England, on the River Welland.

It is an ancient market town incorporated in Built of local limestone, it preserves much of its traditional character and architectural distinction. Rutland / ˈ r ʌ t l ə n d / is a landlocked county in the East Midlands of England, bounded to the west and north by Leicestershire, to the northeast by Lincolnshire and the southeast by Northamptonshire.

Its greatest length north to south is only 18 miles (29 km) and its greatest breadth east to west is 17 miles (27 km). It is the smallest historic county in England and the fourth.

Stamford Town Council was formerly a Borough Council, prior to the local government reorganisation in Although called a Town Council, its responsibilities and powers are the same as any Parish Council, with certain civic duties that it is required to undertake within its parish boundary.

Find out about the towns and villages around Stamford in Lincolnshire, discover their history and the attractions which they offer today Easton-on-the-Hill is situated in the very north-eastern tip of the county of Northamptonshire, about three miles south of Stamford.

Situated about twelve miles south of Stamford, Tansor is an ancient. Stamford is a town on the River Welland in Lincolnshire, England, 92 miles ( km) north of London on the population at the census including the adjacent parish of St Martin's Without. The town has 17th and 18th-century stone buildings, older timber-framed buildings and five medieval parish churches.

InStamford was rated the best place to live by the Sunday Times. Stamford is a town and civil parish on the River Welland in the South Kesteven district of the county of Lincolnshire, is approximately miles ( km) north of London, on the east side of the A1 road to York and resident population at the census[1] including the adjacent parish of St Martin's Without.

The town is best known for its medieval core. It also borders Northamptonshire in the south for just 20 yards (18 m), England’s shortest county boundary. The county town is Lincoln, where the county council has its headquarters.

Lincolnshire derived from the merging of the territory of the ancient Kingdom of Lindsey with that controlled by the Danelaw borough of Stamford.

Rutland. This article is about the county of England. For other uses, see Rutland (disambiguation). County of England. Coordinates: 52°39′N 0°38′W  /. Rutland Water. Rutland / ˈ r ʌ t l ə n d / is a landlocked county in the East Midlands, England, bounded on the west and north by Leicestershire, northeast by Lincolnshire and southeast by Northamptonshire.

Its greatest length north to south is only 18 miles (29 km) and its greatest breadth east to west is 17 miles (27 km). It has the smallest population of any normal unitary authority in.

In the civil parish of Stamford. In the historic county of Lincolnshire. Modern Authority of Lincolnshire. county of Lincolnshire. Medieval County of Lincolnshire. OS Map Grid Reference: TF Latitude ° Longitude ° Stamford Bridge, Lincolnshire has been described as a.

Stamford, Lincolnshire: | | | ||Stamford|| | | | | |||| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most.

History of Lincolnshire Last updated Ap Lincolnshire, England derived from the merging of the territory of the ancient Kingdom of Lindsey with that controlled by the Danelaw borough some time the entire county was called 'Lindsey', and it is recorded as such in the DomesdayLindsey was applied to only the northern core, around Lincoln; it was defined.

Stamford is a town on the River Welland in Lincolnshire, England, 92 miles ( km) north of London on the population at the census including the adjacent parish of St Martin's Without. The town has 17th and 18th-century stone buildings, older timber-framed buildings and five medieval parish churches.

InStamford was rated the best place to live by The Sunday Times. Lincolnshire is a county in the East Midlands of England, traditionally the second largest after borders onto Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Rutland, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire and (for just 19 metres, England's shortest county boundary) with county town is Lincoln.

Mainly agricultural, it stretches from the southern. The Stamford and Rutland Guardian began in and the Stamford and Rutland News set up in Political aspirations came with the formation of the Labour Party in and a Stamford branch was soon operating.

Then, inBritain stumbled into war. Stamford's factories were turned over to. Stamford is a historic stone town located in the South West corner of Lincolnshire.

Boasting beautiful churches, friendly people and historic architecture, it has become increasingly popular with film makers with parts of The Da Vinci Code, Pride & Prejudice, The Golden Bowl being filmed here.

Although the town itself is in Lincolnshire, it is also partly in Rutland to the North and West. Rutland: || | | | ||Rutland|| | | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive.

source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names source: Family History Library Catalog the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia. Stamford is a town on the River Welland in Lincolnshire, England, 92 miles ( km) north of London on the population at the census including the adjacent parish of St.

Martin's Without (or Stamford Baron). This book consists of a series of lectures given in Stamford in to mark the Quincentenary of the borough's charter of incorporation.

Among the subjects discussed are The Archaeology of the Stamford Region by Prof W F Grimes, The Danish Borough by H R Loyn, The Medieval Town by A Rogers etc. Rogers, Alan (, ). the Book of Stamford.

Stamford, Co. Lincoln, 12 July, ; educ. Oundle School, where he was a member of the O.T.C.; was an Ironfounder; joined the 4th Lincolnshire Territorials as 2nd Lieut. 8 July,being promoted Lieut. 29 Aug.and Capt. 10 March, ; volunteered for foreign service on the outbreak of war; went to France in Feb.

and was killed. Lincolnshire (/ ˈ l ɪ ŋ k ən ʃ ər / or /-ʃ ɪər /; abbreviated Lincs) is a county in east central borders Norfolk to the south east, Cambridgeshire to the south, Rutland to the south west, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire to the west, South Yorkshire to the north west, and the East Riding of Yorkshire to the north.

It also borders Northamptonshire in the south for just Rutland (/ ˈ r ʌ t l ə n d /) is a landlocked county in central England, bounded on the west and north by Leicestershire, northeast by Lincolnshire and southeast by Peterborough (a unitary authority ceremonially in Cambridgeshire) and Northamptonshire.

Its greatest length north to south is only 18 miles ( km), greatest breadth east to west, 17 miles ( km). Bridging the River Welland where Lincolnshire, Rutland and Northamptonshire all meet, Stamford, like Bruges, owes its time-warped beauty to the severing of a transport artery at exactly, from our perspective, the right time.

Northamptonshire is first mentioned by name in the Historia Eliensis, in connexion with events which occurred at the close of the 10th century. The Geld roll of the time of William I. and the Domesday Survey of mention 28 hundreds in Northamptonshire, and part of Rutland is assessed under this county.

The independent traders of Stamford have united under a common emblem, which communicates the essence of Stamford, which is a combination of "ancient and vibrant", honouring the past in a contemporary way. The slogan, sums up what we want people to do in Stamford - Visit, Explore, Live.

The site intends to support all Shop Local initiatives. The Witham rises on the S.W. border of the county, flows north past Grantham to Lincoln, and thence E.

and S.E. to Boston, after a course of about 80 m. The Welland rises in north-west Northamptonshire, enters the county at Stamford, and, after receiving the Glen, flows through an.

For over years Stamford was the site of the Stamford Bull Run festival, held annually on 13 November until According to local tradition, the custom was started by William de Warenne, 5th Earl of Surrey, after he saw two bulls fighting in the meadow beneath his castle butchers came to part the combatants and one of the bulls ran into the town.

Lincolnshire derived from the merging of the territory of the ancient Kingdom of Lindsey with that controlled by the Danelaw borough of some time the entire county was called "Lindsey", and it is recorded as such in the DomesdayLindsey was applied to the northern core, around Lincoln, and emerged as one of the three Parts of Lincolnshire, along with the Parts of.

The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, entirely devoted to the town of Stamford. RCHME Inventory Volumes.

Originally published by .Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a county in the East Midlands of borders Norfolk to the south east, Cambridgeshire to the south, Rutland to the south west, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire to the west, South Yorkshire to the north west, and the East Riding of Yorkshire to the north.

It also borders Northamptonshire in the south for just 20 yards (18 m), England's shortest.There is a local joke that Lincolnshire is the only county where most people's second car is a Massey Ferguson (a make of tractor). History. Main article: History of Lincolnshire. Lincolnshire derived from the merging of the territory of the ancient Kingdom of Lindsey with that controlled by the Danelaw borough Stamford.