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Owston Ferry, North Lincolnshire

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Owston Ferry, North Lincolnshire

Owston Ferry is a village and civil parish in North Lincolnshire, England. It lies on the west bank of the River Trent, 9 miles north of Gainsborough, and has a total resident population of 1,128. Sometimes referred to in short as Owston or Ferry, the village, which forms part of the Isle of Axholme, is bounded to the west by the A161 road and the village of Haxey. The River Trent is directly to the east. To the north, beyond a number of hamlets and villages, lies the River Humber.
Administrative CountyNorth Lincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSE8000
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHumberside
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01427
Population1,128 (2001 Census)

Other names by which Owston Ferry, North Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Owston ~ West Ferry

Owston Ferry, North Lincolnshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Owston, par. and township, Lincolnshire - par., 5350 ac., pop. 2058; township, pop. 1322; contains OWSTON FERRY: which see.

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