East Barkwith

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East Barkwith
St.Mary's church, East Barkwith, Lincs. - geograph.org.uk - 94469.jpg
St Mary's Church, East Barkwith
Grid reference: TF168814
Location: 53°19’1"N, 0°14’52"W
Population: 373  (2011, incl Panton)
Post town: Market Rasen
Postcode: LN8
Local Government
Council: East Lindsey

East Barkwith is a village in Lindsey, the northern part of Lincolnshire, on the A157 thirteen miles north-east of the county town, the City of Lincoln,

The parish church, St Mary dating from the early 12th century, with later restorations. It is built of greenstone, limestone and ironstone. It is a Grade II* listed building [1]

There was a school here which opened in January 1873 as a National School. and closed in April 1987 as East Barkwith C of E School.[2]

The village was served by East Barkwith railway station which opened in 1876 and closed in 1958.[3]

The parish includes the deserted mediæval village of Hardwick, which is listed in the Domesday Book of 1086.[4][5]

Outside links

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  1. National Heritage List 1063096: Church of St Mary, East Barkwith (Grade II* listing)
  2. "East Barkwith CE School". Lincs to the Past. Lincolnshire Archives. http://www.lincstothepast.com/EAST-BARKWITH-CE-SCHOOL/716789.record?pt=S. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  3. "East Barkwith". Disused stations - Site Record. Subterranea Britannica. http://www.disused-stations.org.uk/e/east_barkwith/index.shtml. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  4. East Barkwith in the Domesday Book
  5. National Monuments Record: No. 1049145 – Hardwick