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For people of this name, see Cawkwell (surname).
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Cawkwell bridleway
Cawkwell is located in Lincolnshire
Cawkwell shown within Lincolnshire
OS grid reference TF281797
• London 125 mi (201 km) S
Civil parish
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Louth
Postcode district LN11
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
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53°17′57″N 0°04′43″W / 53.299134°N 0.078728°W / 53.299134; -0.078728Coordinates: 53°17′57″N 0°04′43″W / 53.299134°N 0.078728°W / 53.299134; -0.078728

Cawkwell is a hamlet and former civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 6 miles (10 km) south-west from the town of Louth, and in the Lincolnshire Wolds, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is in the civil parish of Scamblesby.

Cawkwell is a deserted medieval village first mentioned in 1354.[1][2] Cawkwell parish church was dedicated to Saint Peter. It was still standing in 1872 but had disappeared by 1924, with parts of it used to restore the church at Scamblesby.[1][2] Cawkwell House is a Grade II listed building dating from 1825 and built of brick with a slate roof.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Cawkwell". Lincs to the Past. Lincolnshire Archives. Retrieved 30 June 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Historic England. "Cawkwell (352878)". PastScape. Retrieved 30 June 2011. 
  3. ^ Historic England. "Cawkwell House, Louth Road (1063687)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 21 July 2013. 

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