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Horkstow, North Lincolnshire

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Horkstow, North Lincolnshire

Horkstow is a village and civil parish in North Lincolnshire, England, 4 miles south-west from Barton-Upon-Humber, 1 mile south from South Ferriby and 9 miles north from Brigg. It lies on the B1204, and 1 mile east from the navigable River Ancholme. It is one of the five Low Villages - Worlaby, Bonby, Saxby All Saints, Horkstow and South Ferriby - between Brigg and the River Humber, so-called because of their position below the northern edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds.
Post townBARTON-UPON-HUMBER
Administrative CountyNorth Lincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSE9818
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 code01652
 

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

Horchetou

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

Horkstow, par. and vil., N. Lincolnshire, on river New Ancholme, 4 miles SW. of Barton upon Humber, 2085 ac., pop. 274; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Horkstow Hall.

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