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Hainton, Lincolnshire

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Hainton, Lincolnshire

Hainton is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies on the A157, 10 miles west from Louth and 5 miles south-east from Market Rasen. Hainton is mentioned in the Domesday Book as "Haintone", with "9 villagers. 2 smallholders. 1 freemen. " and a 100 acre meadow, given over to Ilbert of Lacy. The village is the site of a Medieval settlement, with evidence of earthworks indicating a ridge and furrow field system and crofts.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townMarket Rasen
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF1884
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population121 (2001)

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

Gaintone ~ Haintone

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

Hainton, par. (ry. sta. South Willingham and Hainton), mid. Lincolnshire, on the Wolds, 7 miles S.E. of Market Rasen, 2306 ac., pop. 304; P.O.; contains the seat of Hainton Hall.

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