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Thornton Curtis, North Lincolnshire

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Thornton Curtis, North Lincolnshire

Thornton Curtis is a village and parish in the North Lincolnshire district of Lincolnshire, England, about 5 miles south-east of the town of Barton-upon-Humber. The name Thornton is from the Old English thorn+tun, meaning "village where thorn trees grow. " In the 1086 Domesday Book the name is written as "Torentune". The origin of the Curtis part of the village name is unknown. The village is served by Thornton Abbey railway station.
DistrictNorth Lincolnshire
Post townULCEBY
Administrative CountyNorth Lincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTA0817
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population246 (2001)

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

Thornton ~ Thornton Abbey

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

Thornton Abbey, ry. sta., Lincolnshire, 4 miles SE. of New Holland; adjacent are the ruins of Thornton Abbey, founded in 1139. See THORNTON CURTIS.

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