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Skellingthorpe, Lincolnshire

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Skellingthorpe, Lincolnshire

Skellingthorpe is a village and civil parish in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 3 miles west from Lincoln city centre, and just outside the A46 Lincoln ring road. The village of Doddington and Doddington Hall lie 1 mile to the south-west; Birchwood estate, built in the 1970s on the site of RAF Skellingthorpe, is 1 mile to the south-east. The village parish church is dedicated to St Lawrence.
DistrictNorth Kesteven
Post townLincoln
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSK9271
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population3,444 (2001)

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

Scheldingchope ~ Schellingop

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

Skellingthorpe, par. and vil., Lincolnshire - par., 6220 ac., pop. 722; vil., 3½ miles W. of Lincoln; P.O.; in vicinity is Skellingthorpe Hall, seat.

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

SKELLINGTHORPE (St. Lawrence), a parish, in the Lower division of the wapentake of BoothbyGraffo, parts of Kesteven, union and county of Lincoln, 5½ miles (W.) from Lincoln; containing 533 inhabitants. The parish comprises 5462a. 1r. 8p. of land, chiefly the property of Christ's Hospital, Loudon. The Fosse Dyke navigation, connecting the rivers Trent and Witham, passes within a quarter of a mile of the village. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £6. 18. 9.; net income, £31; patron and impropriator, the Master of Spital Hospital: the tithes were commuted for land and corn-rents in 1804. The church is an ancient structure. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.

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