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Bullington, Lincolnshire

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Bullington, Lincolnshire

Bullington is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire It lies about 8 miles north-east of Lincoln and 7 miles south of Market Rasen. According to the 2001 census the village had a population of 36. Bullington Hall is a Grade II listed farmhouse within the village, originating in the 17th century with later rebuilding and additions.
DistrictWest Lindsey
Post townMarket Rasen
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF0977
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
 

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

Bolende

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

Bullington, township, Goltho par., mid. Lincolnshire, 2 miles W. of Wragby, pop. 51.

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

BULLINGTON, a chapelry, in the parish of Goltho, W. division of the wapentake of Wraggoe, parts of Lindsey, union and county of Lincoln, 2¾ miles (W.) from Wragby; containing 52 inhabitants. The parish is situated on the road from Lincoln to Louth, and comprises by computation 780 acres; it formerly belonged to the knightly family of Metham, which is now extinct. Here are inconsiderable remains of a religious house founded by Simon Fitz-William, or De Kyme, in honour of the Blessed Virgin Mary, as a priory and convent for both sexes, under the rule of St. Gilbert of Sempringham: the revenue, at the time of the Dissolution, was £187. 7. 9.

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