Foston (St. Peter)
FOSTON (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Newark, wapentake of Loveden, parts of Kesteven, county of Lincoln, 5¾ miles (N. W. by N.) from Grantham; containing 497 inhabitants. The parish comprises 2180 acres of land, belonging to several proprietors: the village is of neat appearance, and pleasantly situated on the road from Grantham to Newark. The living is annexed to the vicarage of Long Bennington: the tithes are commuted for 400 acres of land. The church is an ancient edifice, with a tower crowned by pinnacles.