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Fleet, Lincolnshire

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Fleet, Lincolnshire

Fleet is a village and civil parish in the South Holland district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies on Delph Bank, 3 miles south-east from Holbeach. Fleet Grade I listed Anglican church, dating from the late 12th century, is dedicated to St Mary Magdalene. The 120 feet church tower with spire is detached from the nave by 15 feet . The fabric is mainly Decorated in style, with Early English arcades and a Perpendicular west window.
DistrictSouth Holland
Post townSpalding
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF3823
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population2,132 (2001)

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

Flec ~ Fleot

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

Fleet, par. and vil. with ry. sta., S. Lincolnshire, 2 miles SE. of Holbeach, 6667 ac., pop. 1331; P.O.; near the sta. is Fleet Hall.

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