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Bucknall, Lincolnshire

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Bucknall, Lincolnshire

Bucknall is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. The village is about 7 miles west of Horncastle. At the 2001 census, the population was 309. It is claimed that Lady Godiva was born here, largely based on her brother Thorold, Sheriff of Lincolnshire, who was known as "Thorold of Bucknall". Bucknall's Grade II listed Anglican church is dedicated to St Margaret. The west chancel of the church was restored in 1884 by James Fowler.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townWoodhall Spa
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF1768
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 Bucknall, Lincolnshire has been known in the past


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

Bucknall, par., mid. Lincolnshire, 6 miles W. of Horncastle, 2471 ac., pop. 336.

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