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Barholm, Lincolnshire

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Barholm, Lincolnshire

Barholm /ˈbærəm/ is a village in Lincolnshire, England. It is off the A15 road, eight miles south-west of Bourne. It is first recorded as Berc(a)ham in 1086; the name is from Old English beorg + hām or hamm and means 'homestead or enclosure on a hill. ' Hereward (later known as Hereward the Wake)owned land in Barholm and the nearby village of Stow in the period before the Norman conquest in 1066.
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF0910
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 Barholm, Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Bercaham ~ Bercheham ~ Bercham

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

Barholm, par., S. Lincolnshire, 3½ miles NW. of Market Deeping, 1230 ac., pop. 179.

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