|Bassingham shown within Lincolnshire|
|OS grid reference|
|• London||110 mi (180 km) S|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
Bassingham is a village and civil parish in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 1,425. The village is situated approximately 8 miles (13 km) south-west from the city and county town of Lincoln.
Bassingham is situated about midway between Newark-on-Trent and Lincoln. The parish is defined by the River Witham to the west, and the River Brant to the east (across Bassingham Fen). To the south-west is Carlton-le-Moorland.
In 1998 the church added a seventh bell: the ship’s bell from HMS Bassingham, presented by her former commander after she was decommissioned. It hangs in a mahogany bell hood in the north aisle and is rung to signal the start of Sunday worship.
Bassingham has two public houses, the Bugle Horn and the Five Bells, a primary school, and a Methodist chapel.
- Media related to Bassingham at Wikimedia Commons
- Village website
- Primary school
- Withamside United Parish
- NKDC page
- Bassingham in the Domesday Book
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