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Honington is a small village just north of Grantham, Lincolnshire, on the A607 to Lincoln at the point where the A153 splits off and heads east to Sleaford. The village should not be confused with Honington in Warwickshire or Suffolk! The parish covers approximately 1,480 acres.

The name Honington is from the Old English Hund+ing+ton, for "estate of a man named Hund". In the 1086 Domesday Book it first appears as Hundintone.

Photograph of honington hill fort

There is an Iron Age Hill Fort site at Honington, on the ridge to the east of the village. The site was also occupied by the Romans and in 1691 an urn, filled with Roman coins, was unearthed at the site. Subsequently, many other artifacts have been uncovered, including spears, bridle-bits and swords. For an aerial photgraph of the hill fort visit the "Honington History" page.

Photograph of st wilfrid's church, honington

The oldest building in the village is St Wilfrid's Church with its earliest recorded references dating back to the eleventh century.