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West Barkwith, Lincolnshire

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West Barkwith, Lincolnshire

West Barkwith is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated on the A157 road and about 2.5 miles north-east of Wragby. West Barkwith and its neighbour East Barkwith were mentioned in Domesday Book of 1086 as one entity and consisted of 26 households and a church. The parish church was medieval and dedicated to All Saints. The Diocese of Lincoln declared the church redundant in September 1981, and in February 1983 the church was demolished.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townMarket Rasen
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF1580
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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

Barkwith ~ Barkwith West

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

Barkwith, West, par., mid. Lincolnshire, 2½ miles NE. of Wragby, 500 ac., pop. 119.

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