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St Philip's Church, Brinkhill
Brinkhill is located in Lincolnshire
Brinkhill shown within Lincolnshire
Population 172 (Including Ketsby and South Ormsby. 2011)[1]
OS grid reference TF372736
• London 120 mi (190 km) S
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district PE23
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East 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". Retrieved 19 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Brinkhill". Anna Powell-Smith/University of Hull. 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. ^ "Glebe Cottage Moated Site Immediately South of Brook Farm". Retrieved 17 June 2011. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Brinkhill at Wikimedia Commons