Photograph of St Peter & St Paul, Algarkirk

St Peter & St Paul



To Algarkirk Residents

Due to the Coronavirus and advice from the Government, procedures have been put into place for the Parish Council to carry on with business in a safe manner.

All meetings have been cancelled for up to 4 months, longer if advised, the date for the next meeting will be posted on this site and the Parish notice board.

There is advice on Coronavirus on the Government website ( and Algarkirk also have a Facebook page where you can find important advice, information and help.

Please let us know if you or anyone you know requires help during this time.

Algarkirk Parish Council

Algarkirk is a small parish in the south eastern part of rural Lincolnshire. The parish has a population of about 400 which is scattered throughout its 2,600 acre boundary. The actual village is centered on the extreme western boundary and dominated by its magnificent Parish Church, dedicated to St. Peter & St. Paul.

Algarkirk is a farming parish and the majority of the population are engaged in the industry or its allied trades. Whilst the village has no shop, post office or pub, these facilities can be found in Sutterton, some 1/2 mile away. However, there is a flourishing farm shop just across the A16 main road, approx 1/4 mile from the village centre.

The village was once served by Algarkirk and Sutterton railway station; this was closed in the early 1960's and the line has been rebuilt as the A16 Boston to Spalding road, which was opened in 1991.

Algarkirk is called after Algar, Earl of Mercia, who fell at Stow Green near Threekingham in 870 while resisting the Danes; he is reputedly buried in the graveyard of the Parish Church.  "Kirk" comes from the Old English meaning church.