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Knaith, Lincolnshire

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Knaith, Lincolnshire

Knaith is a village and civil parish located about 3 miles south from the town of Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England. Knaith was listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 as having three households, a meadow of 25 acres and 26 acres of woodland. Today there are earthwork remains of the medieval village These include a medieval deer park created in the early 13th century. South of Knaith Hall are 16th or 17th century garden remains, and the remains of an 18th century deer park.
DistrictWest Lindsey
Post townGainsborough
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSK8284
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population277 (2001)

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

Knath ~ Cheneide

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

Knaith, par., Lincolnshire, in NW. of co., 3 miles SE. of Gainsborough, 1640 ac., pop. 88; contains the seat of Knaith Hall.

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