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Farlesthorpe, Lincolnshire

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Farlesthorpe, Lincolnshire

Farlesthorpe is a small hamlet about 2 miles south-east of Alford, and about 7 miles north east of Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England. Dating from the 9th Century, Farlesthorpe was originally a Danish settlement. The origins of the name of Farlesthorpe are unknown but in Domesday Book it is given as Haroldestrop. It has also been spelt as Earlsthorpe and Faraldesthorpe. The first church was built in the early 13th Century and dedicated to Saint Andrew.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townAlford
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF4774
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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


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

Farlsthorpe, par., mid. Lincolnshire, 1½ mile SE. of Alford, 1043 ac., pop. 104.

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