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Nettleham, Lincolnshire

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Nettleham, Lincolnshire

Nettleham is a large village and civil parish within the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England.
DistrictWest Lindsey
Post townLINCOLN
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF0075
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01522 & 01673
Population6,514 (2001 Census)

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

Eteleham ~ Netelham

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

Nettleham, par. and vil., in co. and 3 miles NE. of L ncoln, 3270 ac., pop. 958; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Nettleham Hall.

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

NETTLEHAM (All Saints), a parish, in the wapentake of Lawress, parts of Lindsey, union and county of Lincoln, 3 miles (N. E. by N.) from Lincoln; containing 841 inhabitants. It comprises 3284a. 2r. 7p.; the surface is hilly, and the lower grounds are watered by a small rivulet. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the Chancellorship of the Cathedral of Lincoln: the tithes were commuted for land and a money payment in 1776. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. The bishops of Lincoln had a palace here, the foundations of which are still discernible.

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