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Aisthorpe - - 393753.jpg
Aisthorpe with St Peter's Church
Aisthorpe is located in Lincolnshire
Aisthorpe shown within Lincolnshire
Population 123 (2011)
OS grid reference SK949802
• London 125 mi (201 km) S
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Lincoln
Postcode district LN1
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
53°18′38″N 0°34′37″W / 53.310605°N 0.577015°W / 53.310605; -0.577015Coordinates: 53°18′38″N 0°34′37″W / 53.310605°N 0.577015°W / 53.310605; -0.577015

Aisthorpe is a small village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. Aisthorpe is recorded as Æstorp in 1086, probably meaning "the secondary settlement to the east" from the Old English east and Old Danish thorp.[1]

It is situated between Scampton and Brattleby on the B1398, a small back road to the west of, and parallel to, the A15 northern section of Ermine Street out of Lincoln.[2]

Aisthorpe, or East Thorpe,[3] is listed in the 1086 Domesday Book as consisting of 12 households.[4]

The parish church is a Grade II listed building dedicated to Saint Peter and was built in 1867 by T. C. Hine of Nottingham.[5]

Aisthorpe Hall is a Grade II listed country house dating from the 17th century, with later additions.[6] The Hall also has an 18th-century Grade II listed stable block.[7]


Year Population[8]
1801 71
1811 53
1821 70
1831 89
1841 82
1851 95
1881 112
1891 108
1901 104
1911 76
1921 66
1931 78
1941 N/A (World War II)
1951 89
1961 94
2001 96
2011 123


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  2. ^ Location map, Retrieved 23 June 2011
  3. ^ "Aisthorpe". Vision of Britain. University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Aisthorpe". Domesday Map. Anna Powell-Smith/University of Hull. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  5. ^ Historic England. "St Peters church (1359462)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  6. ^ Historic England. "Aisthorpe Hall (1064092)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  7. ^ Historic England. "Stables at Aisthorpe Hall (1064093)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  8. ^ "Aisthorpe parish population:Vision of Britain". 

External links

  • Media related to Aisthorpe at Wikimedia Commons
  • Aisthorpe in the Domesday Book
  • Aerial view of Aisthorpe
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