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Roughton, Lincolnshire

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Roughton, Lincolnshire

Roughton is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. The village lies about 4.5 miles south of Horncastle and near the hamlets of Thornton and Kirkby-on-Bain. Since 1936 the hamlets of Dalderby and Martin have been part of Roughton civil parish. The village was mentioned in Domesday book of 1086, when it had 11 households, and the Lord of the Manor was King William I.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF2464
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population612 (2001)
 

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

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

Roughton.-- par., Lincolnshire, on river Bain,4 miles S. of Horncastle, 862 ac., pop. 151.

Roughton, Lincolnshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

ROUGHTON (St. Margaret), a parish, in the union and soke of Horncastle, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 4 miles (S. S. W.) from the town of Horncastle; containing 146 inhabitants. The river Bain and the Horncastle and Witham canal run through the parish. The living is a discharged rectory, with that of Haltham-upon-Bain united in 1741, valued in the king's books at £6. 15. 2.; net income, £401; patrons, the family of Dymoke.

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