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Harpswell, Lincolnshire

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Harpswell, Lincolnshire

Harpswell is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies just west off the junction of the A631 and B1398, 12 miles north of Lincoln. According to the 2001 census Harpswell had a population of 65. Nearby RAF Hemswell was called Harpswell airfield when it first opened in 1916. The parish church of St Chad's has an Saxon tower and was restored around 1890. It is a Grade I listed building.
DistrictWest Lindsey
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSK9389
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
 

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

Herpeswelle

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

Harpswell, par., N. Lincolnshire, on the Wolds, 8 miles E. of Gainsborough, 2180 ac., pop. 125.

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