Morton by Bourne is both a village and parish about 2 miles north of Bourne and 97 miles north of London. The parish includes the hamlet of Hanthorpe (also called Harmthorpe). Hacconby parish lies to the north. The parish covers about 4,850 acres of land that is typical Fenland marsh.
The A15 trunk road (the old Roman Road) runs through the west end of the village. The village was, in the 19th century, supplied with water from artesian wells. The River Glen flows southward just outside the eastern edge of the village. If you are planning a visit:
- The Delane Bus Company provides local passenger bus transport from Bourne and Peterborough.
- Passenger service on the old Bourne to Sleaford railway line ceased in 1959. The tracks have been torn up and the old railway line is now a hiking path.
- Kieth EVANS has a photograph of an old Milestone on Geo-graph, taken in March, 2012.
- Rex NEEDLE has a photograph of the Village Hall on Geo-graph, taken in September, 2000. Stop in and ask for a schedule of forth-coming events.
- Visit our touring page for more sources.
You can see pictures of Morton which are provided by:
You can see the
administrative areas in which Morton 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 TF098240 (Lat/Lon: 52.802391, -0.372746), Morton which are provided by: