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Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire

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Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire

Sutton Bridge is a village and civil parish in the South Holland district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated on the A17 road, 7 miles north from Wisbech and 9 miles west from King's Lynn. The village includes a commercial dock on the west bank of the River Nene over which spans a swing bridge, and the parish, two 19th century lighthouses 3 miles to the north from the village on the river Nene.
DistrictSouth Holland
Post townSPALDING
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF4721
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01406
Population3,936
 

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

Sutton Bridge, town and river port with ry. sta., Long Sutton par., Lincolnshire, on river Nen, 3¾ miles SE. of Long Sutton and 7 miles N. of Wisbech by rail, pop. 2207; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. The town is situated 3 miles above the influx of the Nen with the Wash, and is of modern growth, the land having been reclaimed from the Wash since 1831. It has a good quay and warehouses, and carries on an active trade in corn, coal, timber, and other commodities.

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