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Market Deeping, Lincolnshire

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Market Deeping, Lincolnshire

Market Deeping is a market town in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England, on the north bank of the River Welland and the A15 road.
DistrictSouth Kesteven
Post townPETERBOROUGH
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF1310
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01778
Population6,200
 

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

Deepe Medow ~ Deeping ~ Deeping Market ~ Deping

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

Deeping, Market, small market town and par., S. Lincolnshire, on river Welland, on border of co., 7½ miles SE. of Bourn and 85 N. of London, 1290 ac., pop. 1212; P.O., T.O. Market-day, Wednesday; has malting, brewing, ropemaking, and boatbuilding. Market Deeping is of great antiquity. The land to the E. of the town is said to be the lowest in the county; whence the name of Deeping.

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