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Tetford, Lincolnshire

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Tetford, Lincolnshire

Tetford is both a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated in the Lincolnshire Wolds, 6.5 miles north-east from Horncastle, 10 miles south from Louth and 8 miles north-west from Spilsby. It is in a shallow valley, situated at the bottom of a 98 m (320 feet) high ridge on which runs the Bluestone Heath Road. The parish covers about 1,730 acres . The Prime Meridian passes just to the east of Tetford.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townHorncastle
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF3374
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01507
Population422 (2001)
 

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

Tedforde ~ Tesforde

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

Tetford, par. and vil., Lincolnshire, 6 miles NE. of Horncastle, 2210 ac., pop. 590; P.O.; there are traces of ancient camps.

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