Potterhanworth Booths

Potterhanworth Booths is a hamlet in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 6 miles (10 km) south-east from Lincoln, and at the junction of the B1202 and B1190 roads.

Potterhanworth Booths
Potterhanworth Booths is located in Lincolnshire
Potterhanworth Booths
Potterhanworth Booths
Location within Lincolnshire
OS grid referenceTF073679
• London115 mi (185 km) S
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLINCOLN
Postcode districtLN4
Dialling code01522
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
53°11′51″N 0°23′41″W / 53.197447°N 0.394702°W / 53.197447; -0.394702Coordinates: 53°11′51″N 0°23′41″W / 53.197447°N 0.394702°W / 53.197447; -0.394702
Potterhanworth Fen

The hamlet has a population of about 30,[citation needed] and is within the civil parish of Potterhanworth. It is adjacent to Potterhanworth Fen to the south-east. Potter Hanworth Wood, a Site of Special Scientific Interest, is 700 yards (640 m) to the south.

Potterhanworth Booths takes its name from the village of Potterhanworth, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) to the south-west, whose name refers to the early clay industries set up in the local area.[citation needed]


Bronze Age round barrows and spear heads have been found in the village, and there are signs that Potterhanworth Booths was farmed during the Iron Age.[1]

Potterhanworth Booths and Branston Booths were both settled by the Romans. At Potterhanworth Booths, remains of Roman field boundaries and enclosures, as well as worked iron, a quern, millstones and coins have been found.[1]