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West Rasen, Lincolnshire

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West Rasen, Lincolnshire

West Rasen is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated on the A631 road, and approximately 3 miles west from Market Rasen. The parish church is a grade I listed building dedicated to All Saints, dating from the 11th century, and built from ironstone. The font is 15th century, and the former north aisle chapel was a chantry founded in 1373 for John Pouger and dissolved in 1548.
DistrictWest Lindsey
Post townMarket Rasen
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF0689
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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

Rasen ~ Rasen West

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

Rasen, West, par. and vil., Lincolnshire, on river Rasen, 3m. W. of Market Rasen, 2720 ac., pop. 251; P.O.

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