From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
St.Michael's church, Hackthorn, Lincs. - geograph.org.uk - 100262.jpg
Church of St Michael, Hackthorn
Hackthorn is located in Lincolnshire
 Hackthorn shown within Lincolnshire
Population 180 (2001)
OS grid reference SK994823
   – 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

Coordinates: 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 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.[1]

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.


External links[edit]