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St.Michael's church, Hackthorn, Lincs. - geograph.org.uk - 100262.jpg
Church of St Michael, Hackthorn
Hackthorn is located in Lincolnshire
Location within Lincolnshire
Population207 (2011)
OS grid referenceSK994823
• London125 mi (201 km) S
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLincoln
Postcode districtLN2
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
53°19′44″N 0°30′28″W / 53.328830°N 0.50765°W / 53.328830; -0.50765Coordinates: 53°19′44″N 0°30′28″W / 53.328830°N 0.50765°W / 53.328830; -0.50765

Hackthorn is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is combined with Cold Hanworth to form the parish council of Hackthorn and Cold Hanworth. The population of the civil parish (including Cold Hanworth) at the 2011 census was 207.[1] It is situated approximately 6 miles (10 km) north from the city and county town of Lincoln, and 1 mile (1.6 km) east from the A15. According to the 2001 Census it had a population of 180.[2]

The village dates back to Roman times. Its most prominent building is its hall, a large square brick house, built in the late 18th century in a landscaped park of around 100 acres (0.40 km2).[citation needed]

Situated among the trees of the park overlooking the lake is the parish church, dedicated to St Michael and All Angels. A village church is mentioned in the Domesday Book, although the present church is a Victorian gothic building. It contains carved woodwork in the reredos screen and gallery, and an 1869 Nicholson Organ, fully restored in 2006.

There is also a primary school, post office, shop and village hall.


  1. ^ "Civil parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  2. ^ Census 2001

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