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West Butterwick, North Lincolnshire

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West Butterwick, North Lincolnshire

West Butterwick is a village and civil parish in North Lincolnshire, England. It lies in the Isle of Axholme, about 4 miles north-east from Epworth and 4 miles north from Owston Ferry, on the western bank of the River Trent opposite its neighbour East Butterwick. West Butterwick Grade II listed Anglican parish church is dedicated to St Mary. It was built in 1841 of beige brick, with a thin octagonal west tower.
Post townScunthorpe
Administrative CountyNorth Lincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSE8305
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHumberside
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

Other names by which West Butterwick, North Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Botherwic ~ Botterwic ~ Butterwick West With Kelfield

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

Butterwick, West, with Kelfield, township, Owston par., N. Lincolnshire, on river Trent, 5½ miles NE. of Epworth, pop. 718.

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