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Long Sutton

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Long Sutton

Long Sutton is a small but attractive market town in the Lincolnshire Fens. It can be reached at around 140 kilometers from London. It is also close to Norfolk and Cambridgeshire.

The town has a rich history with its market originating from the 13th center and is held every Friday of the week. In its church of St. Mary, an inscription saying, “Alas Poor Bailey”, is written which can be traced to the Norman times.  This inscription has a story behind it. On the coming of the 20th century, the town became prosperous.

The current community is known and famous for its association with antique dealers and shops, as it is near an antique trading area. It is also known for its beautiful and fragrant floral displays. The town has repeatedly won the best kept villages award and the best small town award for its neat and welcoming people.

As of the present, the town is focused on farming arable land as well as the working on the food-processing business. It is home tone of the largest canning factories in the whole of the United Kingdom.

The town is complete with the needed amenities for a prosperous yet small town. There are public houses such as the Olde Ship, Crown and Woolpack, and the Corn Exchange and the Granary. Schools include the long Sutton County Primary School.

The whole town is a nice and peaceful place to visit. Its best attraction is the timber spire of the St. Mary’s Church, which was built in the 13th century. The spire is recognized as the riches, oldest, and best preserved among the spires of churches in the whole county.

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