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Thornton, Lincolnshire

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Thornton, Lincolnshire

Thornton, or Thornton by Horncastle, is a small hamlet in the in the civil parish of Roughton, in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated on the B1191 road, 1 mile west from the A153, and 1.5 miles south-east from Horncastle town centre. The village was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086, when it had 19 households and Robert the Bursar as Lord of the Manor.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townHorncastle
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF2467
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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

Thornton, par., Lincolnshire, 1½ mile SW. of Horncastle, 1755 ac., pop. 192.

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