Great Ponton is both a parish and a small village about 3 miles south of Grantham and 4 miles north of Colsterworth, as well as just over 100 miles north of London. The parish itself is bounded on the north by Stroxton and Little Ponton parishes and to the west by Wyville parish. The parish covered about 2,700 acres in 1842, increased to 2,900 acres by 1881. In 1913, the parish boundaries allowed 2,744 acres.
Great Ponton village is just west of the Witham River. If you are planning a visit:
- Brian GREEN provides his photograph of the River Witham on Geo-org, taken in February, 2008.
- The village can be accessed off of the A1 motorway south of Grantham. The A1 passes through the western edge of the village. Ermine Street, formerly the Great Northern Road and now the B6403 trunk road, passes a mile east of the village.
- Visit our touring page for more sources.
You can see pictures of Great Ponton which are provided by:
You can see the
administrative areas in which Great Ponton has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- See our Maps page for additional resources.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK920300 (Lat/Lon: 52.859637, -0.635), Great Ponton which are provided by: