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Wragby, Wakefield

Wragby is a small town and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated at the junction of the A157 and A158 roads, and approximately 10 miles north-west from Horncastle and about 11 miles north-east from the county town of Lincoln.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townMarket Rasen
Administrative CountyWakefield
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE4117
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population1,361 (2001)

Wragby, Wakefield in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Wragby, par., eccl. dist., and vil., S. div., West-Riding Yorkshire - par. (containing Ryhill), 3031 ac., pop. 1238; dist. (extending into Huntwick cum Nostell and Foulby par.), pop. 851; vil., 5 miles SW. of Pontefract; in vicinity is Wragby Park, seat.

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