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Toft, Lincolnshire

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Toft, Lincolnshire

Toft is a small village in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated about 2 miles south-west from Bourne on the A6121. Toft is part of the civil parish of Toft with Lound and Manthorpe. The village gave its name to the Toft Tunnel on the former Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway (closed in 1959), which ran about 1 mile to the north. This was the only tunnel on that railway, which ran for the most part over the Fens.
DistrictSouth Kesteven
Post townBourne
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF0617
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01778

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

Toft and Lound

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

Toft and Lound, township, Witham on the Hill par., Lincolnshire, 2½ miles SW. of Bourn, 2060 ac. (including Manthorpe), pop. 168.

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