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Swineshead, Lincolnshire

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Swineshead, Lincolnshire

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Population 2,449  OS grid reference TF240398     - London 103 mi   S District Boston (borough) Shire county Lincolnshire Region East Midlands Country England Sovereign state United Kingdom Post town Boston Postcode district PE20 Dialling code 01205 Police Fire Ambulance EU Parliament East Midlands UK Parliament Boston and Skegness List of places UK England Swineshead is a village and civil parish in Lincolnshire, England, approximately 7 miles west of the town of Boston. The parish includes the areas of Swineshead Bridge and North End to the north, Fenhouses and Blackjack to the east, and Drayton to the south. It is one of eighteen parishes which, together with Boston, form the Borough of Boston. The local government has been arranged in this way since the reorganisation of 1 April 1974, which resulted from the Local Government Act 1972. This parish forms part of the Swineshead and Holland Fen electoral ward. Swineshead falls within the drainage area of the Black Sluice Internal Drainage Board.
DistrictBoston (borough)
Post townBoston
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF2340
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01205
Population2,449 (2001)

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


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

Swineshead, town and par. with ry. sta., Lincolnshire, 6 miles SW. of Boston by rail, 5781 ac., pop. 1622; P.O., T.O. Swineshead is a place of great antiquity, and has an endowed free school.

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