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Flixborough, North Lincolnshire

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Flixborough, North Lincolnshire

Flixborough is a village and civil parish in North Lincolnshire, England. It is situated near to the River Trent, about 3 miles north-west of Scunthorpe. The village is noted for the 1974 Flixborough disaster. Flixborough is in the Burton upon Stather and Winterton ward of North Lincolnshire Council, and its civil parish boundary covers the southern part of Normanby Park. Its Grade II listed Anglican church, part of the Burton upon Stather group of churches, is dedicated to All Saints.
Post townSCUNTHORPE
Administrative CountyNorth Lincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSE8715
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHumberside
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01724
Population1,386
 

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

Flichesburg

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

Flixborough, par. and township, N. Lincolnshire, 10m. NW. of Brigg -- par., pop. 245; township, 2650 ac., pop. 229; the par. contains a small part of Crosby township, the area of which is included in Frodingham par.

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