New York, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates: 53°04′44″N 0°08′24″W / 53.078810°N 0.140105°W / 53.078810; -0.140105

New York
New York - geograph.org.uk - 166511.jpg
New York village
New York is located in Lincolnshire
New York
New York
 New York shown within Lincolnshire
Population 150 
OS grid reference TF245555
    - London 110 mi (180 km)  S
District East Lindsey
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district LN4
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Louth and Horncastle
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire

New York is a hamlet in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated in the Lincolnshire Fens, and on the B1192 road near Coningsby 11.5 miles (18.5 km) north from Boston. In the 2001 census, New York's population was recorded at less than 150.

The hamlet was named after the city of York in Yorkshire[citation needed] - unlike New York City in the US, which was named after the 17th-century Duke of York, James Stuart, the future James II.

A Methodist church was built here in 1872.[1] It was purchased by auction by a private buyer in July 2011.[2]

New York County Primary School is situated on the Langrick Road, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) to the south.

The hamlet is the inspiration for the Gavin Bryars piece New York.[3]

After the US September 11, 2001 attacks, the village road signs were decorated with flowers out of respect for those killed.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wesleyan Methodist chapel". Pastscape - National Monument no: 1381371. English Heritage. Retrieved 2 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Church sold at property auction". Horncastle News. 21 July 2011. Retrieved 2 August 2011. 
  3. ^ Clements, Andrew: "Bryars: At Portage and Main; One Last Bar Then Joe Can Sing; New York", The Guardian, 14 October 2010

External links[edit]

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