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Waddington, Lincolnshire

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Waddington, Lincolnshire

Waddington is a large rural commuter village and civil parish in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. Situated approximately 4 miles south of Lincoln on the A607 Grantham Road. The village is known for its association with RAF Waddington. According to the 2001 Census Waddington had a population of 6,086.
DistrictNorth Kesteven
Post townLINCOLN
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridSK9864
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01522
Population6,086 (2001 Census)

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

Wadintone ~ Wadintune

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

Waddington.-- par. and vil. with ry. sta., Lincolnshire - par., 4071 ac. (including Mere), pop. 878; vil., 4f miles S. of Lincoln; P.O.

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

WADDINGTON (St. Michael), a parish, in the wapentake of Boothby-Graffo, parts of Kesteven, union and county of Lincoln, 4½ miles (S.) from Lincoln; containing 814 inhabitants. It comprises by measurement 3305 acres of arable and pasture land. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £20. 16. 8.; net income, £556; patrons, the Rector and Fellows of Lincoln College, Oxford: the tithes were commuted for land in 1770. The church is principally in the Norman style. At Meer are the ruins of a chapel dedicated to St. James. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. A house of Knights Templars, with an hospital, was founded near Danston, in 1246, by Simon de Poppele; the hospital was suffered to continue after the Dissolution.

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