Stamford, Lincolnshire

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Stamford
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
Stamford
Location within Lincolnshire
Population19,701 
OS grid referenceTF0207
• Lunnon92 mi (148 km) S
Ceevil pairish
  • Stamford
Destrict
Shire coonty
Region
KintraIngland
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounSTAMFORD
Postcode destrictPE9
Diallin code01780
PoliceLincolnshire
FireLincolnshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU PairlamentEast Midlands
UK Pairlament
Leet o places
UK
Ingland
Lincolnshire
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.