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Redbourne, North Lincolnshire

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Redbourne, North Lincolnshire

Redbourne is a village and civil parish in the North Lincolnshire district of Lincolnshire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 386. It is just off the A15 5 miles south of Brigg.
Redbourne Village 180px Old Smithy, Redbourne 180px Redbourne Hall
The name Redbourne is derived from the Old English Name Hredburna meaning reedy burn, a reference to the water stream running through the village. The parish church of St Andrew was made redundant in 1978 and is now maintained by the Redundant Churches Fund. It is a grade I listed building. Although the church has 14th- and 15th-century origins, the bulk of the existing building is 18th-century and represents a Georgian Gothic style, using a mixture of squared and coursed rubble limestone with ashlar dressings. Its tall square tower is approximately 25 metres (90 ft) high. The Red Lion Hotel coaching inn dates from the 17th century and is located on the village green. A conservation area was designated in August 1985 by the old Humberside County Council and covers the historic village core but excludes the more recent residential developments on the peripheries.
DistrictNorth Lincolnshire
Administrative CountyNorth Lincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSK9799
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population386 (2001)
 

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

Radburne ~ Reburne

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

Redbourne, par. and vil., Lincolnshire, 6 miles SW. of Brigg, 3919 ac., pop. 307; P.O.; Redbourne Hall is the seat of the Duke of St Albans.

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