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Hemswell, Lincolnshire

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Hemswell, Lincolnshire

Hemswell is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies just north of the A631 on the Lincoln Cliff escarpment, 2 miles west from Caenby Corner and 7 miles east from Gainsborough. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 309. In Domesday Hemswell is written as “Helmeswelle”, a settlement of 37 households, which before 1086 was under the lordship of Earl Edwin.
DistrictWest Lindsey
Post townGainsborough
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSK9291
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population309 (2001)

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


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

Hemswell, par. and vil., N. Lincolnshire, 7 miles E. of Gainsborough, 2890 ac., pop. 373; P.O.

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