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Middle Rasen, Lincolnshire

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Middle Rasen, Lincolnshire

Middle Rasen is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England, located about 1.5 miles west of the town of Market Rasen. Today the village consists of two villages which have merged to become one; they were called Middle Rasen Drax and Middle Rasen Tupholme. Rasen is mentioned in Domesday Book of 1086, but West Rasen, Middle Rasen and Market Rasen are indistinguishable.
DistrictWest Lindsey
Post townMarket Rasen
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF0889
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population1,319 (2001)

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

Rasen ~ Rasen Middle

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

Rasen, Middle, par. and vil., Lincolnshire, on river Rasen, 1½ mile W. of Market Rasen, 3470 ac., pop. 928; P.O.

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