Hannah cum Hagnaby

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Hannah cum Hagnaby
St.Andrew's church, Hannah-cum-Hagnaby, Lincs. - geograph.org.uk - 108130.jpg
Saint Andrew's Church, Hannah
Hannah cum Hagnaby is located in Lincolnshire
Hannah cum Hagnaby
Hannah cum Hagnaby
 Hannah cum Hagnaby shown within Lincolnshire
OS grid reference TF500791
   – London 120 mi (190 km)  S
District East Lindsey
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Alford
Postcode district LN13
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Louth and Horncastle
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire

Coordinates: 53°17′17″N 0°14′57″E / 53.287935°N 0.249075°E / 53.287935; 0.249075

Hannah cum Hagnaby is a civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 4 miles (6 km) north-east from Alford, and 15 miles (24 km) south-east from Louth[1] The parish contains two small hamlets, Hannah and Hagnaby.

In antiquity Hannah was known as Hannay.[2][3] The church, located in Hannah, is dedicated to Saint Andrew and is a Grade I listed building, built of greenstone about 1758, with early 19th, and some 20th-century, alterations.[4]

Hagnaby Priory, later Hagnaby Abbey, was situated in Hagnaby.[2][5] Pevsner states that a Premonstratensian priory, founded in 1175, stood 0.5 miles (0.8 km) to the north of the village. Fragments of the priory, including octagonal shafts and window tracery, exist at Hagnaby Abbey Farm 1.25 miles (2.0 km) to the west.[6] English Heritage has noted the existence of the suppressed priory through evidence of aerial photographs and building debris, and grassed foundations of a later formal garden and post-medieval house.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hannah". Genuki.0rg.uk. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Hagnaby". Victoria County History. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Vision of Britain". Hannah. University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "British Listed Buildings". Hannah Cum Hagnaby. English Heritage. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Houses of Premonstratensian canons". Hagnaby. Victoria County History. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  6. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus; Harris, John; The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire p. 266; Penguin (1964); revised by Nicholas Antram in 1989, Yale University Press. ISBN 0-300-09620-8
  7. ^ "Hagnaby Abbey", National Monuments Record, English Heritage. Retrieved 15 August 2011

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