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Rand, Lincolnshire

Rand is a small village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England, approximately 9 miles north east of the city of Lincoln and approximately 2 miles west of Wragby, just off the A158 road from Lincoln to Skegness in the East Midlands region. The nearest large town is Market Rasen, about 5 miles north east. It was the home of the father of the controversial 17th century English writer James Harrington. The village is 87 ft above sea level.
DistrictWest Lindsey
Post townMARKET RASEN
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF1078
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 Rand, Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Rande

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

Rand, par. and township, Lincolnshire, 1½ mile NW. of Wragby - par., 2330 ac., pop. 130; township, pop. 66.

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