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Hough-on-the-Hill, Lincolnshire

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Hough-on-the-Hill, Lincolnshire

Hough-on-the-Hill lies approximately 7 miles due north of Grantham in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. The village is on a commanding rise, hence the name. The name Hough is Old English haga, or 'enclosure'. The village is listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 as "Hag" and "Hiche", and consisted of 45 households, four mills and a church. It is not clear when the 'le Hill' or 'on the Hill' suffix was added.
DistrictSouth Kesteven
Post townGRANTHAM
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSK9246
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01400
Population496
 

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