Acthorpe

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Acthorpe
Lincolnshire Wolds - geograph.org.uk - 182996.jpg
Acthorpe Wood
Acthorpe is located in Lincolnshire
Acthorpe
Acthorpe
Location within Lincolnshire
OS grid referenceTF309893
• London135 mi (217 km) S
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLouth
Postcode districtLN11
PoliceLincolnshire
FireLincolnshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire
53°23′04″N 0°01′59″W / 53.384418°N 0.033045°W / 53.384418; -0.033045Coordinates: 53°23′04″N 0°01′59″W / 53.384418°N 0.033045°W / 53.384418; -0.033045

Acthorpe is a hamlet in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 2 miles (3 km) north-west from the town of Louth, and in the Lincolnshire Wolds, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.[1] Acthorpe is part of the civil parish of Elkington.

Acthorpe does not appear in the Domesday Book but is considered a deserted medieval village.[2]

Acthorpe Farm House is a Grade II listed building of red brick, dating from 1740, with 19th- and 20th-century alterations.[3]

Acthorpe Wood is an area of semi-natural ancient woodland.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Elkington", Genuki.co.uk. Retrieved 9 April 2013
  2. ^ "Acthorpe DMV". Lincs to the Past. Lincolnshire Archives. Retrieved 29 June 2011.
  3. ^ Historic England. "Acthorpe Farn House (1063146)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 29 June 2011.
  4. ^ "Acthorpe Wood". Lincs to the Past. Lincolnshire Archives. Retrieved 29 June 2011.

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