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Gayton le Wold, Lincolnshire

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Gayton le Wold, Lincolnshire

Gayton le Wold is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies 6 miles west from Louth, 3 miles north from Donington on Bain, and to the south of the A157. The parish includes Biscathorpe 1 mile to the south-west. In the Domesday account Gayton le Wold is written as "Gedtune" or "Gettune". Before the Conquest lordship was held by Queen Edith, and after, King William who also became Tenant-in-chief.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townLOUTH
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF2385
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01507

Other names by which Gayton le Wold, Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Gayton Le Wold

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

Gayton-le-Wold, par., mid. Lincolnshire, on river Bain, 6 miles SW. of Louth, 1139 ac., pop. 151.

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