Stamford, Lincolnshire

town in Lincolnshire, England
Burghley House - in St Martin's Without, Stamford

Stamford is a town in the county of Lincolnshire, England. It is about 100 miles (160 km) to the north of London. It has a long history, and has many interesting old buildings. The old town has been classed as an outstanding area of architectural or historic interest of national importance. There are two private boarding schools, Stamford School and Stamford High School. In 2013 a group of parents worried about education in Stamford started a campaign to make a free school there.