Brauncewell is a hamlet and former civil parish in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. From the census 2011 the population is included in the civil parish of Cranwell, Brauncewell and Byard's Leap. It is situated between Leadenham and the market town of Sleaford, and is north from, and in close proximity to, RAF Cranwell.

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Church of All Saints, Brauncewell
Brauncewell is located in Lincolnshire
Location within Lincolnshire
OS grid referenceTF013519
• London110 mi (180 km) S
Civil parish
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLincoln
Postcode districtLN1
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
53°03′19″N 0°29′23″W / 53.055413°N 0.489765°W / 53.055413; -0.489765Coordinates: 53°03′19″N 0°29′23″W / 53.055413°N 0.489765°W / 53.055413; -0.489765

Brauncewell Grade II listed Anglican parish church is dedicated to All Saints.[1] Built in the 16th century over an earlier church, it was largely rebuilt in 1857.[2] It includes a grave cover in the nave dated between the 10th and 12th century.[3] The church is now redundant.[citation needed]

Brauncewell is close to a large quarry.[citation needed]

A Bronze Age Barrow burial site, and Roman sites, have been identified within the parish.[citation needed]

The parish contains the remains of two deserted medieval villages:


  1. ^ Historic England. "Church of All Saints (1254135)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 1 July 2011.
  2. ^ Cox, J. Charles (1916) Lincolnshire p. 349; Methuen & Co. Ltd
  3. ^ Historic England. "All Saints Church (527246)". PastScape. Retrieved 1 July 2011.
  4. ^ Historic England. "Brauncewell (349314)". PastScape. Retrieved 1 July 2011.
  5. ^ Historic England. "Dunsby (349303)". PastScape. Retrieved 1 July 2011.

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