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Belleau, Lincolnshire

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Belleau, Lincolnshire

Belleau is a hamlet and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England, 8 miles south-east from Louth, and 4 miles north-west from Alford. The Bellau parish includes the hamlet of Claythorpe. The village name is taken from the spring of the rivulet Eau which rises in the village. The Grade II listed parish church of Belleau is dedicated to St John the Baptist. The church was almost entirely rebuilt in 1862.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townLincoln
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF4078
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 Belleau, Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Elgelo

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

Belleau, par. and township, mid. Lincolnshire, 4 miles NW. of Alford -- par., 1344 ac., pop. 154; township, pop. 65.

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