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HERITAGE HIGHLIGHTS: 14th century All Saints church, incorporating Saxon carvings
The elevated churchyard means that on a clear day you can just make out the towers of Lincoln Cathedral in the distance.
One of the most famous natives of Barrowby was Dr Thomas Hurst, who was born here in 1598, served as rector from 1629, and rose to become chaplain to Charles I.
Within sight of the village (depending on where you stand!) is Belvoir Castle, home of the Dukes of Rutland, and just 3 miles away is Belton House, a lovely 17th century mansion. The village pub is the White Swan, and there are a number of old buildings around the village centre, including Barrowby House on Church street, a country house built in 1691 and listed Grade II for its historic interest. Another Grade II house is Holly House on High Road, also late 17th century, with a mid-19th century addition.
Address: Barrowby, Lincolnshire, England
Attraction Type: Village
Photo Credit: Richard Croft, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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NEARBY HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Grantham House - 2.1 miles (Historic Building)
Belton House - 3.6 miles (Historic House)
Belvoir Castle - 4.1 miles (Historic House)
Ellys Manor House - 4.6 miles (Historic Building)
Easton Walled Gardens - 6.6 miles (Garden)
Normanton, St Nicholas Church - 7.5 miles (Historic Church)
Woolsthorpe Manor - 7.8 miles (Historic Building)
Cotham, St Michael's Church - 8.8 miles (Historic Church)
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