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South Somercotes, Lincolnshire

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South Somercotes, Lincolnshire

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South Somercotes
Population 254  OS grid reference TF416938     - London 130 mi   east District East Lindsey Shire county Lincolnshire Region East Midlands Country England Sovereign state United Kingdom Post town Louth Postcode district LN12 Dialling code 01507 Police Fire Ambulance EU Parliament East Midlands UK Parliament Louth and Horncastle List of places UK England South Somercotes is a village and civil parish 8 miles north-east from Louth and approximately 2 miles south from North Somercotes, Lincolnshire, England. The civil parish includes the hamlet of Scupholme. The former Anglican church is dedicated to St Peter and is often called the "Queen of the Marsh" due to its lofty spire serving as a landmark for seaman. The ecclesiastical parish is shared with North Somercotes and is part of the Somercotes and Grainthorpe with Conisholme group of the Deanery of Louthesk, Diocese of Lincoln. The incumbent is The Revd Sue Allison.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townLouth
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF4193
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01507
Population254 (2001)

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

Somercotes ~ Somercotes South

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

Somercotes, South, par. and vil., Lincolnshire - par., 2597 ac., pop. 435; vil., 2 miles S. of North Somercotes; P.O.

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