Dunholme

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Dunholme
St. Chad's Church, Dunholme - geograph.org.uk - 215438.jpg
Church of St Chad, Dunholme
Dunholme is located in Lincolnshire
Dunholme
Dunholme
 Dunholme shown within Lincolnshire
Population 1,681 (2001)
OS grid reference TF023792
   – London 125 mi (201 km)  S
District West Lindsey
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Lincoln
Postcode district LN2
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Gainsborough
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire

Coordinates: 53°18′03″N 0°27′59″W / 53.300758°N 0.466284°W / 53.300758; -0.466284

Dunholme is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated on the A46 road, and 5 miles (8 km) north-east from the city and county town of Lincoln.

According to the 2001 census the village had a population of 1,681.

Dunholme has a post office and village shop, St Chad's CE Primary School on Ryland Road,[1] and The Lord Nelson public house on Market Rasen Road.[2]

The parish church is dedicated to Saint Chad, and is a Grade I listed building, built in Early English style.[3] It contains a kneeling effigy to Robert Grantham (died 1616), and was restored in 1856 and 1892.[4]

RAF Dunholme Lodge airfield was used by RAF Bomber Command during the Second World War. It closed in 1964 and little remains, although the William Farr School was built on it.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "St Chad School". Pastscape. English Heritage. Retrieved 2 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Pubs & Inns", picturesofengland.com. Retrieved 22 July 2011
  3. ^ "St Chad, Dunholme". Pastscape. English Heritage. Retrieved 2 July 2011. 
  4. ^ Cox, J. Charles (1916) Lincolnshire p. 119; Methuen & Co. Ltd

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