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Winterton, North Lincolnshire

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Winterton, North Lincolnshire

Winterton is a small town in North Lincolnshire, England, 5 miles north-east of Scunthorpe. Taking into account the five years since the last UK census, the population currently stands at approximately 4,700 people. Major north-south/east-west streets of Winterton are Market Street and Northlands Road. Winterton is near to the banks of the Humber and is 8 miles south-west of the Humber Bridge which can be seen from many parts of the town.
Administrative CountyNorth Lincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSE9218
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 code01724
Population4,729 (2001 census)

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

Wintretune ~ Wintrintone ~ Wintune ~ Winrintune

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

Winterton.-- market town and par., Lincolnshire, 7½ miles SW. of Barton on Humber, 3628 ac., pop. 1601; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Wednesday. From the discovery of Roman pavements and other relics Winterton appears to occupy the site of a Roman settlement. The chief architectural feature of the town is its Early English church with Norman tower. Machine making and agricultural implement making are carried on. The weekly market is for corn, and there is some trade in cattle. Winterton par. is a local government district.

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