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Bassingham, Lincolnshire

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Bassingham, Lincolnshire

Bassingham is a village and civil parish in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. Village population is 1308. Bassingham is situated about mid-way between Newark-on-Trent and Lincoln. The parish is defined by the River Witham to the west, and the River Brant to the east (across Bassingham Fen). To the south-west is Carlton-le-Moorland. A Ham class minesweeper, HMS Bassingham, was named after the village. The church of St. Michael and all Angels dates from the 12th century.
DistrictNorth Kesteven
Post townLINCOLN
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSK9159
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01522
Population1,308 (Parish)

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


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

Bassingham, par., in mid. of co. and 8 miles SW. of Lincoln, 1940 ac., pop. 725; P.O., T.O.

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