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Muckton, Lincolnshire

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Muckton, Lincolnshire

Muckton is a village and former civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies between the A16 and A157 roads, 5 miles south-east of Louth and approximately 1 mile to the west of the village of Authorpe. It is situated in the Lincolnshire Wolds, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Muckton is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 as "Muchetune", and is listed as having 9 households, with Ansgot of Burwell as Lord of the Manor.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townLouth
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF3781
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 Muckton, Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Machetone

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

Muckton, par., Lincolnshire, 4 ½ miles SE. of Louth, 1025 ac., pop. 96.

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