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Cawkwell, Lincolnshire

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Cawkwell, Lincolnshire

Cawkwell is a hamlet and former civil parish about 6 miles southeast of the town of Louth, in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies in the Lincolnshire Wolds, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Cawkwell is a deserted medieval village first mentioned in 1354. Cawkwell parish church was dedicated to Saint Peter. It was still standing in 1872 but had disappeared by 1924, with parts of it used to restore the church at Scamblesby.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townLouth
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF2879
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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


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

Cawkwell, par., mid. Lincolnshire, 7 miles N. of Horncastle, 540 ac., pop. 45.

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