Brinkhill

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Brinkhill
St.Philip's church, Brinkhill, Lincs. - geograph.org.uk - 112920.jpg
St.Philip's Church, Brinkhill
Brinkhill is located in Lincolnshire
Brinkhill
Brinkhill
 Brinkhill shown within Lincolnshire
OS grid reference TF372736
   – London 120 mi (190 km)  S
District East Lindsey
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district PE23
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Louth and Horncastle
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire

Coordinates: 53°14′31″N 0°03′17″E / 53.241952°N 0.054728°E / 53.241952; 0.054728

Brinkhill is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 5 miles (8 km) west from the market town of Alford and 7 miles (11 km) north-west from Spilsby, The village lies in the Lincolnshire Wolds, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The village is listed in 1086 Domesday Book as "Brincle", with 26 households which was then considered quite large. The Lord of the Manor was Earl Hugh of Chester.[1]

The parish church is dedicated to Saint Philip and is a Grade II listed building dating from 1857, built of red brick by Maugham and Fowler.[2] In the churchyard stands an ancient scheduled and Grade II* listed churchyard cross, the base of which dates from the 14th century, with a 19th-century alteration.[3][4]

The Greenwich Prime Zero meridian line passes through the village.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brinkhill". Anna Powell-Smith/University of Hull. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "St Philips Church". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Cross in Churchyard, St Philip". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Glebe Cottage Moated Site Immediately South of Brook Farm". Ancientmonuments.info. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Brinkhill at Wikimedia Commons