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Authorpe, Lincolnshire

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Authorpe, Lincolnshire

Authorpe is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of north-west of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated between the A16 and the A157 roads, 6 miles south-east from Louth and 4.5 miles north-east from Alford. Authorpe is mentioned in the 1086 Domesday Book as "Agetorp", in the South Riding of Lindsey Hundred of Louthesk. Noted are 5 villagers, 1 smallholder and 4 freemen, with 3 ploughlands and 8 acres of meadow.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townLouth, Lincolnshire
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF4081
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 Authorpe, Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Agetorp

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

Authorpe, par. with ry. sta., mid. Lincolnshire, 7 miles SE. of Louth, 921 ac., pop. 159.

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