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Benington, Lincolnshire

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Benington, Lincolnshire

Benington is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Boston in Lincolnshire, England, located 6 miles east of Boston, on the A52 road. Nearby places are Butterwick and Leverton. It has a population of 569. Benington is one of eighteen parishes which, together with Boston, form the borough. Local government has been arranged in this way since the reorganisation of 1 April 1974, which resulted from the Local Government Act 1972. The parish forms part of the Coastal electoral ward.
DistrictBoston (borough)
Post townBoston
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF3946
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population569 (2001)

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

Bennington ~ Bennington By Boston

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

Bennington (by Boston), par., S. Lincolnshire, on river Wash, 5 miles NE. of Boston, 6992 ac., pop. 542; P.O.

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