Binbrook

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Binbrook
St.Mary and St.Gabriel's church, Binbrook, Lincs. - geograph.org.uk - 43715.jpg
Church of St Mary and St Gabriel, Binbrook
Binbrook is located in Lincolnshire
Binbrook
Binbrook
Binbrook shown within Lincolnshire
Population 892 (2011)
OS grid reference TF210940
• London 130 mi (210 km) s
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Lincoln
Postcode district LN8
Dialling code 1472
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
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UK
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Lincolnshire
53°25′47″N 0°10′47″W / 53.429693°N 0.179742°W / 53.429693; -0.179742Coordinates: 53°25′47″N 0°10′47″W / 53.429693°N 0.179742°W / 53.429693; -0.179742

Binbrook is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated on the B1203 road, and 8 miles (13 km) north-east from Market Rasen.

Previously a larger market town,[1] it now has a population of about 700, rising to 892 at the Census 2011.[2]

Binbrook Grade II listed[3] Anglican parish church is dedicated to St Mary and St Gabriel. There were two village churches, St Mary and St Gabriel, since disappeared. A new church with joint dedication was built in 1869 by James Fowler.[1][4]

Binbrook is close to the site of Binbrook Airfield, originally opened as RAF Binbrook; the airfield housing is now the new village of Brookenby.

Governance[edit]

An electoral ward in the same name exists. This ward stretches south east to Fotherby with a total population taken at the 2011 census of 1,831.[5]

Orford[edit]

The parish of Binbrook contains the site of the lost medieval village of Orford.[6] Orford was the site of a priory of Premonstratensian nuns. The priory was founded around 1170 by Ralf d'Albini of the Anglo-Norman baronial house of Mowbray, and was endowed with the church at Wragby. At the time of suppression in 1539 it held a prioress and 7 nuns.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Cox, J. Charles (1916) Lincolnshire pp. 64-65; Methuen & Co. Ltd
  2. ^ "Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 18 August 2015. 
  3. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Mary and St Gabriel (1063134)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 29 June 2011. 
  4. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus; Harris, John; The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire p. 191; Penguin (1964); revised by Nicholas Antram in 1989, Yale University Press. ISBN 0-300-09620-8
  5. ^ "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics – Area: Binbrook (Ward)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 28 October 2016. 
  6. ^ Historic England (2007). "Orford (351872)". PastScape. Retrieved 10 April 2010. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Binbrook at Wikimedia Commons