Stickford is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. The village is situated near the A16 road and approximately 6 miles (10 km) south-west from the town of Spilsby.

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Church of St Helen, Stickford
Stickford is located in Lincolnshire
Location within Lincolnshire
Population465 (2001)
OS grid referenceTF357602
• London110 mi (180 km) S
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBoston
Postcode districtPE22
Dialling code01205
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
53°07′19″N 0°01′35″E / 53.121905°N 0.026400°E / 53.121905; 0.026400Coordinates: 53°07′19″N 0°01′35″E / 53.121905°N 0.026400°E / 53.121905; 0.026400

Stickford is first recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086, where it appears as Stichesforde, meaning 'stick ford' (cf. the nearby Stickney).[1]

Stickford church is dedicated to Saint Helen and is a Grade II* listed building. It dates from the 13th century although it has been much restored.[2]

Stickford County Primary School finally closed in 1987. It had opened as a National School in 1846, and was a Board School between 1872 and 1903 when those were abolished.[3]

Shaws Windmill is a three-storey red-brick tower mill dating from 1820, which ceased working in 1952, and is now Grade II listed.[4][5]


  1. ^ "Documents Online: Stickford, Lincolnshire", Great Domesday Book, Folio: 351r; The National Archives. Retrieved 4 June 2012
  2. ^ "Church of Saint Helen". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 9 June 2011.
  3. ^ "Stickford County Primary School". Lincolnshire Archives. Retrieved 9 June 2011.
  4. ^ "Shaws Mill". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 9 June 2011.
  5. ^ Historic England. "Shaws Mill (498459)". PastScape. Retrieved 9 June 2011.

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