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Walmsgate, Lincolnshire

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Walmsgate, Lincolnshire

Walmsgate is a hamlet in the civil parish of Burwell, in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated on the A16 road, 6 miles south-east from Louth. The lost village of Walmsgate is mentioned in 1377. A priest was last instituted about 1435, and eight families remained in 1563. The small church was still standing in the early 17th century. The walls of the church still stand to a maximum height of 6 feet and are covered with a dense growth of ivy.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townLouth
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF3678
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 Walmsgate, Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Walmesgar

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

Walmsgate, par., Lincolnshire, 920 ac., pop. 73; Walmsgate Hall, seat, is 7 miles SE. of Louth.

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