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Baston, Lincolnshire

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Baston, Lincolnshire

Baston is a village and parish on the edge of The Fens and in the administrative district of South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, England. Like most fen-edge parishes, it was laid out more than a thousand years ago, in an elongated form, to afford the produce from a variety of habitats for the villagers. The village itself lies along the road between King Street, a road built in the second century, and Baston Fen which is on the margin of the much bigger, Deeping Fen.
DistrictSouth Kesteven
Post townPETERBOROUGH
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF1114
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01778
 

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

Bacstune ~ Bastune

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

Baston, par., S. Lincolnshire, 3 miles NE. of Market Deeping, 3520 ac., pop. 774; P.O.

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