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Welcome To Denton

About Denton

 

We hope you find the information useful and interesting. We offer you a mix of formal parish council information together with general information about Denton village, it's surrounding and community. We will endeavour to update the site on a regular basis and hope you will visit again soon.

Denton

Denton, four miles to the west of Grantham, is in the county of Lincolnshire and district of South Kesteven. Our parish boundary is in part contiguous with the county boundary  with Leicestershire. Geographically it lies on the edge of the Vale of Belvoir alongside the A607 Melton Mowbray to Grantham road. The underlying rock of which many village houses are built is Jurassic Ironstone. This gives the village its characteristic golden colour.

The village and surrounding land is part of the Welby Estate, although many of the village houses are now in private ownership. Denton is fortunate to have a Primary School, Village Hall, Church (St Andrew’s) and a Pub (The Welby Arms).

The population of the Parish was 273 at the 2011 Census.

The village has recently been judged as Joint Runner Up in the Lincolnshire Best Kept Small Town and Village competition.

 

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