South Witham

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South Witham is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.wikipedia
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Lincolnshire

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South Witham is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.
The biggest rivers in Lincolnshire are the Trent, running northwards from Staffordshire up the western edge of the county to the Humber estuary, and the Witham, which begins in Lincolnshire at South Witham and runs for 132 kilometres through the middle of the county, eventually emptying into the North Sea at The Wash.

South Kesteven

South Kesteven District CouncilDistrict of South Kesteven
South Witham is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.
At Castle Bytham, the boundary follows the east side of the A1, and crosses the A1 at South Witham, where a little further west is a corner with the district of Melton.

River Witham

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The village takes its name from the River Witham which rises nearby.
It rises south of Grantham close to South Witham at, passes Lincoln at and at Boston,, flows into The Haven, a tidal arm of The Wash, near RSPB Frampton Marsh.

South Witham railway station

There was once a South Witham railway station which is now closed.
South Witham railway station was a station in South Witham, Lincolnshire on the Midland Railway.

Wymondham, Leicestershire

Wymondham
On the road to Wymondham is a limestone quarry owned by Breedon Aggregates, containing around 3.2 million tonnes of limestone.
It is close to the county borders with Lincolnshire and Rutland, nearby places being Garthorpe, Teigh (in Rutland) and South Witham (in Lincolnshire).

Lyonel Tollemache

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His eldest son, Sir Lyonel Felix Carteret Eugene Tollemache, 4th Baronet born in 1854, became Lord Tollemache in 1935.
Born in South Witham near Grantham, Lincolnshire, Lyonel was the eldest son of the Reverend Ralph Tollemache and his first wife and cousin, Caroline Tollemache.

Tickencote

The A1 was upgraded in early August 1971, through Rutland, to Tickencote (built by Rutland County Council).
On 11 August 1971 the section of dual carriageway north of Tickencote to The Fox at South Witham, was opened by Earl Gainsborough, Chairman of Rutland County Council, at the B1081 junction.

Ralph Tollemache

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In the 19th century the vicar was Ralph Tollemache, nephew of Lord Frederick Tollemache.
He became rector of South Wytham in Lincolnshire in 1850, and retained that living until his death.

Stainby

The church is dedicated to St John the Baptist and included in the Withams Group of Churches of North Witham, Stainby and Gunby.
The road is frequented by heavy goods vehicles from the nearby industrial estate at Sewstern and by vehicles heading from the Midlands towards East Anglia; an alternative route is through Wymondham and South Witham.

North Witham

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The church is dedicated to St John the Baptist and included in the Withams Group of Churches of North Witham, Stainby and Gunby.
The remaining pupils continued to have lessons inside the rectory in the village until May 1942 when the six pupils were given places at South Witham and Colsterworth schools.

Gunby, South Kesteven

Gunby
The church is dedicated to St John the Baptist and included in the Withams Group of Churches of North Witham, Stainby and Gunby.
The closest amenities are in Colsterworth, South Witham and Buckminster.

Eric Simms (ornithologist)

Eric Simms
* Eric Simms (ornithologist)
In 1980 he and his wife Thelma (who was Section Officer Thelma Jackson, WAAF, when they married) retired to South Witham, near Grantham, Lincolnshire.

Civil parish

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South Witham is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.

Grantham

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It is situated 10 mi south of Grantham and 10 miles east of Melton Mowbray.

Melton Mowbray

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It is situated 10 mi south of Grantham and 10 miles east of Melton Mowbray.

Leicestershire

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The village is close to the Leicestershire and Rutland borders.

Rutland

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The village is close to the Leicestershire and Rutland borders. The parish of 1770 acre acres borders Thistleton and Rutland to the south, and the boundary to the west meets Wymondham, Leicestershire at Thistleton Gap.

Royal Air Force

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In 1966, the Royal Air Force built a large housing estate on the opposite side of the River Witham.

RAF Cottesmore

Cottesmore
The houses were intended for servicemen at RAF Cottesmore, but were taken instead by personnel at RAF North Luffenham.

RAF North Luffenham

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The houses were intended for servicemen at RAF Cottesmore, but were taken instead by personnel at RAF North Luffenham.

English Electric Canberra

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On 2 August 1973, Canberra B2 WJ674 of 231 OCU crashed in the field east of The Fox public house, near Woodbine Farm in North Witham parish.

No. 231 Operational Conversion Unit RAF

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On 2 August 1973, Canberra B2 WJ674 of 231 OCU crashed in the field east of The Fox public house, near Woodbine Farm in North Witham parish.

A1 road (Great Britain)

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It is the point on the A1 where it enters Lincolnshire from the south, near The Fox Inn.

Thistleton

Thistleton Gap
The parish of 1770 acre acres borders Thistleton and Rutland to the south, and the boundary to the west meets Wymondham, Leicestershire at Thistleton Gap.