There was a Wesleyan Methodist chapel built in the village in 1880 to replace an older chapel. The Primitive Methodists built a chapel in 1878 and the Particular Baptists in 1839. The Catholic Church was converted to a chapel in 1880 and is dedicated to Our Lady of Lincoln and St. Guthlac. For information and assistance in researching these chapels, see our non-conformist religions page.
Deeping St. James is both a village and parish a few miles north of Peterborough, 11 miles southwest of Spalding and 89 miles north of London. The River Welland is the parish's south boundary. Across the river lies Northamptonshire. Market Deeping lies to the north and west. The area is flat fenland, drained by many small canals, including the South Drove Drain. The parish covers about 4,300 acres and includes the hamlet of Frognall.
Deeping st. James is often refered to as a suburb of Market Deeping. If you are planning a visit:
By automobile, the A16 trunk road runs through north side of the village.
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The Manor House, near the church, is a large stone building. It was occupied by a farmer in 1841. It is said to be the remains of the Priory, but many buildings in the village were constructed from the stones and bricks from the Priory.
The Crown holds the manorial rights to Deeping St. James.