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Biscathorpe, Lincolnshire

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Biscathorpe, Lincolnshire

Biscathorpe is an ecclesiastical parish and site of Biscathorpe medieval village. It lies in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England, on the River Bain, 1 mile south-west of Gayton le Wold, 6.5 miles west of Louth, and to the south of the A157. It is a Conservation Area managed by DEFRA, and is traversed by the Viking Way.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townLOUTH
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF2284
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01507
 

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

Beskerthorpe ~ Biscopetorp

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

Biscathorpe, par., mid. Lincolnshire, on river Bane, 8 miles SW. of Louth, 1050 ac., pop. 62.

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