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Scrafield, Lincolnshire

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Scrafield, Lincolnshire

Scrafield is a deserted medieval village or DMV, situated about 4 miles south-east from the town of Horncastle, Lincolnshire, England. The village was not listed in Domesday Book of 1086, but first mentioned in documentary sources in 1183. Scrafield church was dedicated to Saint Michael but fell into disrepair, and by 1842 it had gone, although the churchyard was still used. The northern part of the churchyard was levelled in 1977, and only a single 18th-century gravestone is visible today.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townHorncastle
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF3068
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population(2001)
 

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

Scrayfield

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

Scrafield (or Scrayfield), par., Lincolnshire, 3 miles E. of Horncastle, 670 ac., pop. 53.

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