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Apley, Lincolnshire

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Apley, Lincolnshire

Apley is a hamlet on a back road near the hamlet of Kingthorpe, 2 miles south-west of Wragby, in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. Apley church is dedicated to St Andrew. Apley Beck marks the course of a 12th century monastic canal linking Bullington Priory to Barlings eau. Kingthorpe railway station opened in 1876, closed in 1956, and has been demolished. No evidence of the site remains. Kingthorpe farmhouse is a listed building
DistrictWest Lindsey
Post townMarket Rasen
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF1075
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 Apley, Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Apeleia ~ Apelei

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

Apley.-- par., mid. Lincolnshire, near river Langworth, 3 miles SW. of Wragby, 1658 ac., pop. 189.

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

APLEY (St. Andrew), a parish, in the W. division of the wapentake of Wraggoe, parts of Lindsey, union and county of Lincoln, 3 miles (S. W.) from Wragby; containing 162 inhabitants. It comprises 1660 acres, of which 250 are woodland; the surface is flat, and the soil a cold clay, subject to inundation from a stream that divides Apley from the parish of Stainfield. The living is a perpetual curacy, valued in the king's books at £6; net income, £20; patron and impropriator, T. Tyrwhitt Drake, Esq. Formerly a church existed; but at present there is only a small building erected on its site, in which the minister reads the funeral service, and the parishioners hold their vestries.

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