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The Thornton Hunt Inn is a traditional Freehouse set in an attractive grade II listed building which dates back to around the eighteenth century. It has been said that King Henry VIII stayed on this site while visiting Thornton Abbey. The Inn is situated in the quaint village of Thornton Curtis on the A1077 approximately 18 miles from Scunthorpe 5 miles from Barton-upon-Humber (and the Humber Bridge) 4 miles south of New Holland and 19 miles from Grimsby.
We offer a wide selection of bitter real ales lagers stout cider wines spirits soft drinks and children's drinks. Our extensive bar menu is mainly homemade encompassing local produce where possible. We have a varied selection of starters main courses (roast's available Sunday's) steaks salads omelettes baguettes and wonderful homemade desserts.
We also offer an excellent children's menu as children are always most welcome. Why not just bring them for a drink and let them visit the children's fun trail or if the weather is up to it you can always eat outdoors! If you are visiting the area on business or pleasure working at the oil refinery the ports at Immingham or Humberside Airport or simply enjoying many of our attractions in North Lincolnshire we can provide en-suite accommodation at competitive prices. All of our rooms have been furnished to a "Four Star Inn Visit Britain Grading".
We also offer Wi-Fi internet access in all our bedrooms. Our village Anglican parish church is dedicated to St Lawrence and seats around 300 people. The church is built of stone in the 13th century in the early English style consisting of chancel nave aisles south porch and an embattled western tower with pinnacles and containing 5 bells.
Inside there are lively stiff-leaf capitals and dog tooth decorations on the south door. The Early Norman black marble Tourrai font is square in plan the bowl is curiously carved resting on a large central shaft with a smaller one at each angle the whole surface is enriched with sculpture in low relief and is one of few in England. The church was restored in 1883/84 and additional work was carried out in 2009/10
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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
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