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Snarford, Lincolnshire

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Snarford, Lincolnshire

Snarford is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England, about 9 miles north-west of the city of Lincoln and about 6 miles south west of the town of Market Rasen. Snarford is listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 as "Snardesforde", with 18 households. Main article: St Lawrence's Church, Snarford The grade I listed parish church is dedicated to Saint Lawrence and dates from the 12th century.
DistrictWest Lindsey
Post townMarket Rasen
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF0582
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
 

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

Snardesforde ~ Snerteforde ~ Snereforde ~ Suardesforde

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

Snarford, par., Lincolnshire, 6 miles SW. of Market Rasen, 1120 ac., pop. 102.

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

SNARFORD (St. Lawrence), a parish, in the wapentake of Lawress, parts of Lindsey, union and county of Lincoln, 7 miles (S. W.) from Market-Rasen; containing 76 inhabitants. The parish comprises about 1100 acres; the surface is varied, and the lower grounds are watered by several small streams. Of the ancient Hall, the seat of the Snarford family, only the site and part of the foundations are remaining. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £4; net income, £181; patron, the Bishop of Lincoln. The church contains numerous monuments, of which the principal are to members of the St. Poll family.

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