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Friskney, Lincolnshire

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Friskney, Lincolnshire

Friskney is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies 1 mile west of the A52, 14 miles north-east from Boston and 6 miles south-west from Skegness. Friskney, with its surrounding farmland, is the largest village by area in the UK, and one of the largest in Europe. The 2001 census recorded a population of 1,453. The village is the location of the Parrot Zoo Trust. Friskney Bowmen, established in the 1960s, are a local archery club.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townBOSTON
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF4655
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01754
Population1,453 (2001 Census)
 

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

Frischenei

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

Friskney, par. and vil., mid. Lincolnshire, 4 miles SW. of Wainfleet, 7033 ac. land and 6080 water, pop. 1477; P.O. Along the shore lies Friskney Flat, a long reach of sand covered at high-water.

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