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Claypole, Lincolnshire

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Claypole, Lincolnshire

Claypole is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies 4 miles south-east from the market town of Newark-on-Trent, just east of the Grantham to Newark stretch of the A1. The name Claypole is from the Old English claeg and pol, for "clayey pool". The village is recorded in the Domesday Book as Claipol and as having a church, a priest and one mill.
DistrictSouth Kesteven
Post townNewark
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSK8549
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01636
 

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

Claipol

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

Claypole, par. and ry. sta., S. Lincolnshire, on river Witham, 4 miles SE. of Newark, 3370 ac., pop. 678; P.O.

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