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Denton, Lincolnshire

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Denton, Lincolnshire

Denton, Lincolnshire, England, is an ancient Roman settlement south west of Grantham and west of the A1. It may also be a site of the Beaker culture, based on some archeological finds made. Template:Says who? The parish is around 2,600 acres (11 km²) in size. The name derives from the Old English dene+tun, meaning "village in a valley," but in Domesday it is written as Dentune.
DistrictSouth Kesteven
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSK8632
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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

Dentone ~ Dentune

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

Denton, par. and vil., S. Lincolnshire, 4 miles SW. of Grantham, 2600 ac., pop. 547; P.O., T.O.; contains Dentou House.

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