Kirmond le Mire

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Kirmond le Mire
The Manor House, Kirmond Le Mire. - - 162203.jpg
The Manor House, Kirmond Le Mire
Grid reference: TF189926
Location: 53°25’1"N, 0°12’40"W
Post town: Market Rasen
Postcode: LN8
Local Government
Council: West Lindsey

Kirmond le Mire is a small village in Lindsey, the northern part of Lincolnshire. It is on the B1203 road, six miles east of Market Rasen and eleven miles south-west of Grimsby. It is in the civil parish of Thoresway.

St Martin's church, Kirmond le Mire

The parish church, St Martin's, was built in 1847. It is a grade II listed building.[1]

The parish includes the lost Mediæval settlement of Beckfield.[2]

The village's name dates to at least 1086, soon after the Norman conquest.[3] It is seen in the earliest historical documents as Chevremont-le-myrr, and in some later documents as Kevermond.

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  1. National Heritage List 1359767: Church of St Martin, Kirmond Le Mire (Grade II listing)
  2. National Monuments Record: No. 351848 – Beckfield
  3. Mills, Anthony David: 'A Dictionary of British Place-Names' (Oxford University Press, 2003) ISBN 978-0-19-852758-9