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Oxcombe, Lincolnshire

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Oxcombe, Lincolnshire

Oxcombe is a hamlet in the civil parish of Maidenwell in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 3 miles west from the A16 road, 6 miles south from Louth and 6 miles north-east from Horncastle. Oxcombe was previously a parish in its own right, although small; in the 1870s it comprised 27 people and 4 houses To the south of Oxcombe lies the parish of Worlaby and to the east, that of Ruckland.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF3177
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 Oxcombe, Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Oxecume ~ Oxetune

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

Oxcombe, par., Lincolnshire, on the Wolds, 6 miles NE. of Horncastle, 1021 ac., pop. 28.

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