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St Cuthbert, Thorpe Lane

St Cuthbert, Thorpe Lane, Brattleby, Lincolnshire LN1 2SQ View on map

Small church with Norman features, a striking 12th century tower and arches, fascinating glass and memorials and evidence of early wall paintings. The tower contains three bells which chime the time, two cast in 1450 and the third from 1650. The idyllic churchyard with lawns and trees contains the stump of an important Saxon Cross in its original position. A church has stood on this site for 1000 years. The current church has been subject to four documented restorations, 1450, 1778, 1858 and finally in 2013, at a cost of £130,00 funded by English Heritage.


Opening Arrangements

Saturdays and Sundays 10am - 4pm, 1st May - 30th September. For other periods please see the key holder's telephone number on the notice board adjacent to the church door.


B1398 from Lincoln, First left on entering village (Thorpe Lane), church is 100m on the right. Rail: Lincoln Central (8 miles). Bus: Route 103 from Lincoln bus station.

Parking Spaces


Free Parking every day. Disabled access next to church gate.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes