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Brinkhill, Lincolnshire

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Brinkhill, Lincolnshire

Brinkhill is a village and civil parish about 5 miles west from the town of Alford and about 7 miles north-west from Spilsby, in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. The village lies in the Lincolnshire Wolds, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village was mentioned in Domesday Book of 1086 as "Brincle", when it was listed as having 26 households, which was then considered quite large. The Lord of the Manor was Earl Hugh of Chester.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF3773
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 Brinkhill, Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Brincle

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

Brinkhill, par., mid. Lincolnshire, 5 miles NW. of Spilsby, 780 ac., pop. 149; P.O.

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