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Kirton in Lindsey, North Lincolnshire

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Kirton in Lindsey, North Lincolnshire

Kirton-in-Lindsey, also abbreviated to Kirton Lindsey, is a small town and civil parish in North Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 1.5 miles west from the A15 road, and approximately 7 miles south-east from Scunthorpe. The town was the home of Catherine Parr.
Post townGAINSBOROUGH
Administrative CountyNorth Lincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSK9398
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHumberside
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01652
Population2,694 (2001 Census)
 

Other names by which Kirton in Lindsey, North Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Kirton Lindsey

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

Kirton in Lindsey, or Kirton Lindsey, market town and par., with ry. sta., in NW. of Lincolnshire, on eminence, 6¼ miles SW. of Brigg, 4210 ac., pop. 1851; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Friday. Kirton is an ancient place, and has an endowed grammar school founded in the time of Queen Elizabeth. The weekly market is for corn; there are also important cattle markets and large fairs. Kirton has corn mills, cordage works, brick works, lime kilns, and an iron ore mine.

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