This village and parish sit 1.5 miles south-west of Horncastle on a rise. The River Bain passes through the east end of the parish. The parish covers some 1,755 acres, but its size has changed over time. In 1900 it covered only 1,280 acres.
The village population has melted away in recent decades. If you are planning a visit:
- By automobile, take the B1191 arterial road south-west out of Horncastle.
- Visit our touring page for more sources.
You can see pictures of Thornton which are provided by:
You can see the
administrative areas in which Thornton 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 TF243678 (Lat/Lon: 53.192768, -0.14095), Thornton which are provided by: