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Barlings, Lincolnshire

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Barlings, Lincolnshire

Barlings and Low Barlings are two small hamlets lying south off the A158 road at Langworth, in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. Low Barlings is a scattered collection of homes, situated along a trackway south from Barlings towards boggy ground near the River Witham. Both hamlets are in the civil parish of Barling.
DistrictWest Lindsey
Post townLincoln
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF0774
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 Barlings, Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Berlinga ~ Berlinge

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

Barlings, par., mid. Lincolnshire, 2½ miles SE. of Keepham ry. sta. and 7 miles NE. of Lincoln, 2630 ac., pop. 469; remains of abbey founded in 1154.

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

BARLINGS (St. Edward), a parish, in the wapentake of Lawress, parts of Lindsey, union and county of Lincoln, 6½ miles (E. N. E.) from Lincoln; containing, with the township of Langworth, 352 inhabitants. An abbey for Præmonstratensian canons, dedicated to St. Mary, was founded in 1154, the revenue of which at the Dissolution was £307. 16. 6.: the last prior was Dr. Mackerel, who, having put himself at the head of an insurrection against the king's authority, was taken and executed in 1536. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £55; patrons, T. T. Drake and C. Turnor, Esqs. The church is in ruins. A school is endowed with a rent-charge of £10.

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