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Scopwick, Lincolnshire

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Scopwick, Lincolnshire

Scopwick is small village and civil parish in the district of North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, England, situated 6 miles south from Lincoln. The parish includes Kirkby Green, a hamlet to the east of Scopwick. The village main road runs parallel to a narrow stream. The village cemetery includes a War Graves site for airmen from RAF Coleby Grange and RAF Digby (originally RAF Scopwick), and includes that of the young Second World War poet and aviator John Gillespie Magee.
DistrictNorth Kesteven
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF0758
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population707 (2001)

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

Scapeuic ~ Scapuic ~ Scapewic

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

Scopwick, par. and vil. (ry. sta. Scopwick and Timberland), Lincolnshire - par., 3190 ac., pop. 399; vil., 8 miles N. of Sleaford; P.O.; on Scopwick Heath are several ancient earthworks.

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