The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint Peter.
The church was rebuilt of brick in 1775.
The church was restored in 1888.
The church is a Grade II listed buidling with British Heritage.
The church seats only about 60 people.
Grimblethorpe was an extra-parochial patch of 632 acres of land. It became a civil parish in 1857, but remained an extra-parochial ecclesiastical parish. The residents of this land attended church in Gayton le Wold.
The LFHS has published several marriage and burial indexes for the Horncastle Deanery to make your search easier.
The United Methodists (later Free Methodists) built a chapel here in 1854. The Wesleyan Methodists built one in 1869. For information and assistance in researching these chapels, see our non-conformist religions page.
Gayton le Wold is a parish on the River Bain, situate between Louth and Burgh on Bain, 6 miles west of Louth and 3 miles north of Donington on Bain. The parish is in the Wold Hills and covers about 1,160 acres.
Gayton le Wold, as a village, is too small to appear on most small scale (large area) maps. If you are planning a visit:
By car, take the A157 north-east out of Wragby toward Louth. Just east of Burgh on Bain, turn south. About a mile south of Burgh on Bain and you are in Gayton le Wold parish.