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Donington, Lincolnshire

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Donington, Lincolnshire

Donington is a large village and civil parish in the South Holland district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies 8 miles north of the market town of Spalding on the A152, and is bypassed by the A52. The parish includes the hamlet of Northorpe, and falls within the drainage area of the Black Sluice Internal Drainage Board. Donington is the birthplace of the explorer Matthew Flinders. Donington Grade I listed Anglican parish church is dedicated to St Mary and the Holy Rood.
DistrictSouth Holland
Post townSpalding
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF2135
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01775

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

Donington, par. and vil. with ry. sta. (Donington Road), mid. Lincolnshire, 7½ miles NW. of Spalding, 6180 ac., pop. 1666; P.O., T.O. Market-day, Saturday.

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