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St.Philip's church, Brinkhill, Lincs. - - 112920.jpg
St Philip's Church, Brinkhill
Brinkhill is located in Lincolnshire
Location within Lincolnshire
Population172 (Including Ketsby and South Ormsby. 2011)[1]
OS grid referenceTF372736
• London120 mi (190 km) S
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLouth
Postcode districtLN11
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
53°14′31″N 0°03′17″E / 53.241952°N 0.054728°E / 53.241952; 0.054728Coordinates: 53°14′31″N 0°03′17″E / 53.241952°N 0.054728°E / 53.241952; 0.054728

Brinkhill is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 5 miles (8 km) west from the market town of Alford and 7 miles (11 km) north-west from Spilsby, The village lies in the Lincolnshire Wolds, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The village is listed in 1086 Domesday Book as "Brincle", with 26 households which was then considered quite large. The Lord of the Manor was Earl Hugh of Chester.[2]

The parish church is dedicated to Saint Philip and is a Grade II listed building dating from 1857, built of red brick by Maugham and Fowler.[3] In the churchyard stands an ancient scheduled and Grade II* listed churchyard cross, the base of which dates from the 14th century, with a 19th-century alteration.[4][5]

The Greenwich Prime Zero meridian line passes through the village.


  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 19 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Brinkhill". Anna Powell-Smith/University of Hull. Archived from the original on 13 March 2012. Retrieved 17 June 2011.
  3. ^ "St Philips Church". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 17 June 2011.
  4. ^ "Cross in Churchyard, St Philip". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 17 June 2011.
  5. ^ Historic England. "Glebe Cottage Moated Site Immediately South of Brook Farm (1016785)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 25 June 2017.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Brinkhill at Wikimedia Commons