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Thonock Road
Thonock is located in Lincolnshire
 Thonock shown within Lincolnshire
OS grid reference SK825925
   – London 140 mi (230 km)  S
Civil parish Gainsborough
District West Lindsey
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Gainsborough
Postcode district DN21
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Gainsborough
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Coordinates: 53°25′25″N 0°45′35″W / 53.423497°N 0.759740°W / 53.423497; -0.759740

Thonock is a small settlement in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 2 miles (3 km) north from the town of Gainsborough, and on the A159 road

Thonock existed as a small village at the time of Domesday Book of 1086, when it consisted of five households.[1]

Thonock is listed as a deserted medieval village, but there are no visible earthworks. It existed as a part of Gainsborough in the early 14th century, and as a small settlement, including the hamlet of Havercroft, in later centuries, when High and Low (Nether) Thonock were mentioned.[2] Havercroft lost settlement was probably at the west of Thonock - possibly in the present parish of Morton or Blyton. There are no earthworks to confirm an exact site.[3]

Thonock civil parish was created from part of Gainsborough parish in 1894, but was later dissolved in 1974.[4]

A golf club is based at Thonock Park.[5]


  1. ^ "Thonock". Domesday Map. Ann Powell-Smith/University of Hull. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Thonock DMV". Pastscape. English Heritage. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Havercroft". Pastscape. English Heritage. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Thonock CP". Vision of Britain. University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Gainsborough Golf Club". English Golf Courses. PSP. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 

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