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Great Carlton, Lincolnshire

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Great Carlton, Lincolnshire

Great Carlton is a village and civil parish about 6 miles south east of the town of Louth, Lincolnshire, England. Great Carlton was referred to in Domesday Book as Magna Carleton. The name Carlton derives from the Old English Ceorlatun meaning the village of the free peasants, from the word ceorl meaning free peasant. There was a market granted to Great Carlton in 1275.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townLouth
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF4185
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population151 (2001)

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

Carlton ~ Carlton Great

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

Carlton, Great, par., N. Lincolnshire, 6 miles SE. of Louth, 2190 ac., pop. 261; P.O.

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