Stamford, Lincolnshire

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High Street St Martin's, Stamford.jpg
The view frae St Mary's Bridge leukin up the hill towards the George Hotel
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Airms o Stamford Toun Cooncil
Stamford is locatit in Lincolnshire
Stamford shawn within Lincolnshire
Population 19,701 
OS grid reference TF0207
• London 92 mi (148 km) S
Ceevil pairish
  • Stamford
Shire coonty
Kintra Ingland
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Post toun STAMFORD
Postcode destrict PE9
Diallin code 01780
Polis Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Pairlament East Midlands
UK Pairlament
List of places
52°39′22″N 0°29′02″W / 52.656°N 0.484°W / 52.656; -0.484Coordinates: 52°39′22″N 0°29′02″W / 52.656°N 0.484°W / 52.656; -0.484

Stamford is a toun on the River Welland in Lincolnshire, Ingland, 92 miles (148 km) north o Lunnon on the A1. The population at the 2001 census wis 21,800 includin the adjacent pairish o St Martin's Without.[1]

The toun haes 17t an 18t-century stane biggins, aulder timber-framit biggins an five medieval pairish kirks.[2] In 2013, Stamford wis ratit the best place tae live bi the Sunday Times.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "KS01 Usual resident population: Census 2001, Key Statistics for urban areas" Office for National Statistics.
  2. "Stamford Conservation Area Draft Appraisal" South Kesteven Council conservation area appraisals.
  3. "The winners: Our four top spots". The Sunday Times. 17 March 2013. Retrieved 26 June 2013.