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Ruckland, Lincolnshire

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Ruckland, Lincolnshire

Ruckland is a small village about 6 miles south of the town of Louth, Lincolnshire, England. It lies in the Lincolnshire Wolds, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It was mentioned in Domesday Book of 1086 as Rochland, and had nine households, the Lord of the Manor being Briscard. Ruckland's little church, dedicated to Saint Olave (sometimes Olaf), seats only forty people and is rumoured to be the smallest church in Lincolnshire. It was built in 1885 by W.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townLouth
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF3378
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
 

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

Rocheland

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

Ruckland, par., Lincolnshire, 6 miles S. of Louth, 713 ac., pop. 63; contains Ruckland House, seat.

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