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Eagle, Lincolnshire

Eagle is village in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It is 7 miles south-west of Lincoln and 2 miles east of North Scarle, in the civil parish of Eagle and Swinethorpe. All Saints Anglican church dates from the 13th century and is Grade II listed. It was rebuilt in the 18th century and again in 1904. The village has a primary school, post office, village hall, park, nursing home, playing field, and public house.
Post townLincoln
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSK8767
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 Eagle, Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Eagle Hall ~ Achelei ~ Aclei ~ Acley ~ Akeley ~ Aycle

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

Eagle, par., in co. and 7½ miles SW. of Lincoln, 2450 ac. (with Eagle Hall), pop. 455; P.O.; contains the hamlet of Eagle Barnsdale.

Eagle, Lincolnshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

EAGLE (All Saints), a parish, partly in the Higher, but chiefly in the Lower, division of the wapentake of Boothby-Graffo, parts of Kesteven, union and county of Lincoln, 7½ miles (W. S. W.) from Lincoln; containing 466 inhabitants. At this place was a preceptory of the Knights Templars, which, on the suppression of their order, was transferred to the Hospitallers: its revenue at the Dissolution amounted to £144. 18. 10. The parish comprises by computation 1231 acres; the surface is undulated, and the soil a sandy loam, alternated with clay. Here is a tepid spring. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £3. 5. 10.; net income, £100; patron and impropriator, Sir W. A. Ingilby, Bart. The church is an ancient structure. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.

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