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Market Rasen, Lincolnshire

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Market Rasen, Lincolnshire

Market Rasen is a town and civil parish within the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies on the River Rase 13.8 miles northeast of Lincoln, 18 miles east of Gainsborough and 16.3 miles southwest of Grimsby. As of 2001, it had a population of 3,200. The town is known for its eponymous racecourse.
DistrictWest Lindsey
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF1089
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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

Merket Rason ~ Rasen ~ Rasen Market

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

Market Rasen, market town and par., Lincolnshire, on river Rasen, 13½ miles NE. of Lincoln and 144 N. of London by rail, 1220 ac., pop. 2612; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Tuesday. Market Rasen has a stock market every second Tuesday.

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