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Castle Carlton, Lincolnshire

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Castle Carlton, Lincolnshire

Castle Carlton is a hamlet in the civil parish of Reston about 5 miles south of Louth, in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. At Castle Carlton there is a wide moat surrounding a mound on which stood a twelfth century motte and bailey castle, most likely wooden, founded by Justiciar Hugh Bardolph, who is said to have slain a monster.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townLouth
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF3983
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population(2001)
 

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

Carlton Castle

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

Carlton Castle, par., N. Lincolnshire, 5 miles SE. of Louth, 500 ac., pop. 21.

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