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Metheringham, Lincolnshire

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Metheringham, Lincolnshire

Metheringham is a village and civil parish in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 9 miles south from Lincoln and 10 miles north from Sleaford.
DistrictNorth Kesteven
Post townLINCOLN
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF0661
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01526
Population3,384 (2001)
 

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

Medrichesham ~ Medricesham

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

Metheringham, par. and vil. (ry. sta. Blankney and Metheringham), Lincolnshire, 8½ miles SE. of Lincoln and 10 miles N. of Sleaford, 4590 ac., pop. 1857; P.O., T.O. Metheringham drain runs to river Witham.

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

METHERINGHAM (St. Wilfrid), a parish, in the Second division of the wapentake of Langoe, parts of Kesteven, union and county of Lincoln, 10½ miles (N.) from Sleaford; containing 1205 inhabitants. This parish, which is bounded on the east by the river Witham, comprises by computation 6000 acres of land, chiefly arable. The soil in the western part is light, in the central of mixed quality, and in the eastern fenny; the surface is undulated, and the higher grounds command some pleasing prospects, and a fine view of Lincoln cathedral. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £8. 0. 10.; net income, £300; patron, the Marquess of Bristol; impropriators, the trustees of Sleaford Hospital. The church is a handsome structure, in the later English style; it was burnt down, or greatly damaged, in 1599, and was restored in 1701. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.

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