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Stainfield, Lincolnshire

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Stainfield, Lincolnshire

Stainfield is a village and civil parish about 10 miles east of the city of Lincoln, in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England.
DistrictWest Lindsey
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF1173
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01670
Population91 (2001)

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

Stainfield.-- par., in co. and 9 miles E. of Lincoln, 2450 ac., pop. 203.

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

STAINFIELD, a parish, in the W. division of the wapentake of Wraggoe, parts of Lindsey, union and county of Lincoln, 4 miles (S. W. by S.) from Wragby; containing 154 inhabitants. It comprises by measurement 2097 acres, of which 275 are wood, and the remainder arable and pasture: the soil is tolerably fertile, the surface flat, and a portion fenny land. There are some remains of an ancient mansion of the Tyrwhitt family, now occupied as a farmhouse. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £71; patron and impropriator, T. T. Drake, Esq. A priory of Benedictine nuns was founded here in the reign of Henry II., by Henry Percy, and at the Dissolution possessed a revenue of £112. 5.

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