Place:Covenham St. Bartholomew, Lincolnshire, England


NameCovenham St. Bartholomew
Alt namesCovenhamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 169
Covenham Saint Bartholomewsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Covenham-St. Bartholomewsource: Family History Library Catalog
Coordinates53.433°N 0.017°E
Located inLincolnshire, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Covenham St Bartholomew is a village in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately north from Louth. The southern part of the village adjoins Covenham St Mary; both villages are ecclesiastical parishes and part of the civil parish of Covenham.

The Prime Meridian passes to the west of Covenham St Bartholomew.

The Grade II listed Anglican parish church is dedicated to St Bartholomew. The church is mainly in Decorated style, and formerly cruciform in plan before losing its north transept. It has a low central bell-tower. On the floor of the church is a monumental brass with an effigy of Sir John Skypwyth, 1415. St Bartholomew's was repaired and re-seated in 1863 The manor of Covenham was an endowment to Covenham Priory, which itself was given by William I to the abbey of St Carileph at Le Mans. In 1303 the priory became unprofitable and was sold to Kirkstead Abbey.[1]

In the 19th century Covenham held Wesleyan, Primitive and Free Methodist chapels.[2]

Other Grade II listed buildings within the village are Haith's Farm House and Mill House.

To the north-east of the village is a large reservoir with public access.

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