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Gosberton, Lincolnshire

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Gosberton, Lincolnshire

Gosberton is a village and civil parish in the South Holland district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies 9 miles south-west from Boston, 6 miles north from Spalding and 8.5 miles north-west from Holbeach. The parish includes the hamlets of Gosberton Clough and Gosberton Risegate. The population of Gosberton is about 2500. The village was skirted by the A16 road but has been bypassed and sits on the crossroads of the B1397 (Dowsby to Boston road) and the A152.
DistrictSouth Holland
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF2431
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01775

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

Gosebertcherche ~ Gosebertechirche ~ Gozeberdecherca

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

Gosberton, par. and vil. with ry. sta. (2 miles SE. of vil.), S. Lincolnshire, 4 m. NE. of Spalding, 8820 ac., pop. 2104; P.O., T.O., and P.O. at Gosberton Clough; in vncinity of vil. is the seat of Gosberton House.

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