North Cockerington

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North Cockerington
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St Mary's Church, North Cockerington
North Cockerington is located in Lincolnshire
North Cockerington
North Cockerington
 North Cockerington shown within Lincolnshire
Population 192 (2001)
OS grid reference TF373908
   – London 130 mi (210 km)  S
District East Lindsey
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district LN11
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Louth and Horncastle
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire

Coordinates: 53°23′48″N 0°03′53″E / 53.396655°N 0.064822°E / 53.396655; 0.064822

North Cockerington is a small village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 3 miles (5 km) north-east from Louth.

Village Signpost, Church Lane, North Cockerington

Village population has fluctuated between 150 and 200 since 1801 and currently remains at just below 200, with an equal distribution of males and females.[citation needed]

North Cockerington was formerly known as Cockerington St Mary, distinguishing it from Cockerington St Leonard, now South Cockerington. In 1670 Sir Jarvis Scrope founded six tenements for poor people of North and South Cockerington.

The village has no shops or public houses. The former post office in Meadow Lane, once called Ashdene, is now Pump Cottage.

The village school is North Cockerington Church of England Primary School.

The Greenwich Prime Zero meridian line passes through the village.

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