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St.John the Baptist's church, Lissington, Lincs. - - 73340.jpg
Parish church of St John the Baptist
Grid reference: TF108833
Location: 53°20’7"N, 0°20’11"W
Population: 138  (2001)
Post town: Lincoln
Postcode: LN3
Local Government
Council: West Lindsey

Lissington is a village and parish in Lincolnshire, four miles south of the town of Market Rasen, and about the same distance north of Wragby.

Lissington is listed in the 1086 Domesday Book of 1086 as Lessintone. It is recorded as having 28 households, and 80 acres of meadow and 80 of woodland.[1]

The village is in Lindsey, the northern part of Lincolnshire, and the three Ridings of Lindsey meet just to the north-west of Lissington. The parish itself lies in the South Riding (Wraggoe Wapentake).

Parish church

The parish church, dedicated to Saint John the Baptist, is a Grade II listed building built from ironstone and greenstone. It dates from 1796, with a restoration in 1895 and further additions in 1925.[2]

Lissington Church of England School was built in 1854 as a National school and closed 21 December 1950.

Outside links


  1. "Domesday Map". Lissington. Anna Powell-Smith/University of Hull. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
  2. "British Listed Buildings". St John the Baptist Church, Lissington. English Heritage. Retrieved 21 June 2011.