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Reepham, Lincolnshire

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Reepham, Lincolnshire

Reepham is a small village in Lincolnshire, England, 5 miles north east of Lincoln, and lies in the district of West Lindsey. Approximately 1250 people populate the village. The only shop in the village acts as a Post Office, general store and newsagents. There is also a primary school, a Church of England church (St. Peter & St. Paul), Methodist chapel, and a pub called "The Fox and Hounds Inn".
DistrictWest Lindsey
Post townLincoln
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF0373
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01522
Population1,250
 

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

Repham ~ Refaim ~ Refam

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

Reepham, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Lincolnshire, 4½ miles NE. of Lincoln, 1430 ac., pop. 356.

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

REEPHAM (St. Peter and St. Paul), a parish, in the wapentake of Lawress, parts of Lindsey, union and county of Lincoln, 4¼ miles (E. N. E.) from Lincoln; containing 341 inhabitants. It comprises 1837 acres, of which 26 are common or waste land. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £6. 13. 4., and in the gift of the Mercers' Company, London, the impropriators: the great tithes have been commuted for £238. 13., and those of the vicar for £119. 10.; there are 15½ acres of vicarial glebe.

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