Dogdyke

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Dogdyke
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Dogdyke Marina (former railway station)
Dogdyke is located in Lincolnshire
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53°04′58″N 0°11′39″W / 53.082705°N 0.194219°W / 53.082705; -0.194219Coordinates: 53°04′58″N 0°11′39″W / 53.082705°N 0.194219°W / 53.082705; -0.194219

Dogdyke is a hamlet in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 2 miles (3 km) south from Tattershall, and at the confluence of the Rivers Bain and Witham, and close to where the River Slea joins the Witham.[1]

Community[edit]

Dogdyke is part of the civil parish of Dogdyke with Chapel Hill[2] within the district of North Kesteven[3] and is within the ecclesiastical parish of Billinghay. The civil parish also includes nearby Tattershall Bridge, where the A153 crosses the Witham.[1] Nearby settlements are the hamlets of Chapel Hill and Tattershall Bridge, and Hawthorn Hill to which Dogdyke is conjoined.[1]

The Chapel of St Nicholas was located at Dogdyke in the 14th century, and was mentioned in 1342.[4] It has long since vanished and its location has not been found. Dogdyke appears as "Dokedyke" in the 14th century,[5] and fell within the ancient wapentake of Langoe.

The hamlet has two public houses, a caravan park and a marina.

Drainage[edit]

The first drainage pump at Dogdyke was built in 1796 and was wind-powered. It was replaced in 1856 by the Dogdyke Pumping Station which was driven by steam, and later by diesel.[6]

Dogdyke falls within the drainage area of the Witham Third District Internal Drainage Board.[7]

Chapel Hill, on the opposite west bank of the Witham, falls within the drainage area of the Witham First District Internal Drainage Board.[8]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 122: Skegness & Horncastle (Map) (C2 ed.). 1:50000. OS Landranger. OSGB. 3 April 2006. ISBN 978-0-319-22939-2. 
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  2. ^ "Dogdyke (inc. Chapel Hill) Parish Council". 
  3. ^ "Parish Cluster Areas" (PDF). 
  4. ^ "Unlocated medieval chapel of St Nicholas at Dogdyke". Lincs to the Past. Lincolnshire Archives. Retrieved 9 May 2011. 
  5. ^ Maxwell Lyte, H. C., ed. (1914). Calendar of Close Rolls, Richard II. 1: 1377-1381. 
  6. ^ "Dog Dyke Pumping Station, Tattershall". Lincs to the Past. Lincolnshire Archives. Retrieved 9 May 2011. 
  7. ^ "Witham Third District IDB". 
  8. ^ "Witham First District IDB". 

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