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Marton, Lincolnshire

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Marton, Lincolnshire

Marton is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies on the A156, 5 kilometres south from Gainsborough, 8.5 kilometres east from Retford and 11 kilometres south-east from Lincoln. In Roman times, it was a way station, slightly north of the larger fort at Torksey, the point just before the Roman road crossed the River Trent. The modern A156 road crosses the ancient Roman road mentioned in the Antonine Itinerary.
DistrictWest Lindsey
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSK8381
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population616 (2001)
 

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

Martone

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

Marton, par. and vil. (Marton, or Marton Port), Lincolnshire, on W. border of co., on river Trent, 5½ miles SE. of Gainsborough, 1310 ac., pop. 439; P.O.

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