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Holbeach, Lincolnshire

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Holbeach, Lincolnshire

Holbeach is a fenland market town with 6,457 residents in the South Holland district of southern Lincolnshire, England. The town lies 8 miles from Spalding; 17 miles from Boston; 20 miles from King's Lynn; 23 miles from Peterborough; and 43 miles by road from the county town of Lincoln. It is on the junction of the A151 and A17. The main High Street is the B1515. The Prime Meridian of the world passes through the west of Holbeach.
DistrictSouth Holland
Post townSPALDING
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF3625
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01406 42****
Population9,448
 

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

Oldbeche ~ Holebech ~ Holeben ~ Holobec

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

Holbeach.-- market town and par. with ry. sta., S. Lincolnshire, 7½ miles NE. of Spalding--par., 20,980 ac. land and 14,240 water, pop. 5190; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Tuesday; is a town of great antiquity; numerous Roman relics have been found. Holbeach has a fine Gothic church and 2 grammar-schools.

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