Bucknall, Lincolnshire

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Porch of St Margaret's Church, Bucknall
Bucknall is located in Lincolnshire
Bucknall shown within Lincolnshire
Area 17.54 km2 (6.77 sq mi)
Population 364 (including Tupholme, 2011)[1]
• Density 21/km2 (54/sq mi)
OS grid reference TF176688
• London 115 mi (185 km) S
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district LN10
Dialling code 01526
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
53°12′13″N 0°14′25″W / 53.203649°N 0.240225°W / 53.203649; -0.240225Coordinates: 53°12′13″N 0°14′25″W / 53.203649°N 0.240225°W / 53.203649; -0.240225

Bucknall is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. The village is situated approximately 5 miles (8 km) west from Horncastle.

Bucknall's Grade II listed Anglican church is dedicated to St Margaret.[2] The west chancel of the church was restored in 1884 by James Fowler. The north nave and door, set within a later timber porch, are Early English gothic. The south nave is decorated gothic, and the font late Norman.[3] The pulpit was given to the church in 1646, and there exists a 1787 chalice, flagon and paten by John Wakelin and William Taylor.[4]

The village has an 18th-century Grade II listed rectory,[5] a small primary school, a nursing home, post boxes, a village hall, a small park and public footpaths.


  1. ^ Census, 2011
  2. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Margaret (1359927)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 3 July 2011. 
  3. ^ Cox, J. Charles (1916) Lincolnshire p. 85; Methuen & Co. Ltd
  4. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus; Harris, John; The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire pp. 204, 205; Penguin, (1964); revised by Nicholas Antram (1989), Yale University Press. ISBN 0300096208
  5. ^ Historic England. "The Old Rectory (1308861)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 3 July 2011. 

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