Scopwick

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Scopwick
Scopwick Church.JPG
Church of the Holy Cross, Scopwick
Scopwick is located in Lincolnshire
Scopwick
Scopwick
 Scopwick shown within Lincolnshire
Population 707 (2001)
OS grid reference TF068580
   – London 115 mi (185 km)  S
District North Kesteven
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 Gainsborough
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire

Coordinates: 53°06′31″N 0°24′18″W / 53.108674°N 0.405056°W / 53.108674; -0.405056

Scopwick is small village and civil parish in the district of North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, England, situated 6 miles (9.7 km) south from Lincoln. The parish includes Kirkby Green, a hamlet to the east of Scopwick. The village main road runs parallel to a narrow stream.

Grave of John Gillespie Magee

The village cemetery includes a War Graves site for airmen from RAF Coleby Grange and RAF Digby (originally RAF Scopwick), and includes that of the young Second World War poet and aviator John Gillespie Magee.

Part of the brick tower of Scopwick Tower Mill, which was built in 1827 and fell into disuse around 1912, remains standing.

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