Hagworthingham

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Hagworthingham
Stockwith Mill, Hagworthingham - geograph.org.uk - 578499.jpg
Stockwith Mill, Hagworthingham
Hagworthingham is located in Lincolnshire
Hagworthingham
Hagworthingham
Location within Lincolnshire
Population359 (2011)[1]
OS grid referenceTF344692
• London115 mi (185 km) S
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSpilsby
Postcode districtPE23
PoliceLincolnshire
FireLincolnshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire
53°12′11″N 0°00′39″E / 53.203159°N 0.010807°E / 53.203159; 0.010807Coordinates: 53°12′11″N 0°00′39″E / 53.203159°N 0.010807°E / 53.203159; 0.010807

Hagworthingham (often referred to locally as Hag) is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated on the A158, 5 miles (8 km) east of Horncastle and 4 miles (6 km) north-west of Spilsby.[2]

The place-name 'Hagworthingham' is first attested in the Domesday Book of 1086, where it appears as Haberdingham and Hacberdingham. The name means 'village of the hawthorn homestead people'.[3]

Road to Holy Trinity Church before the First World War

Hagworthingham church, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, was restored by James Fowler of Louth in 1859.[4]

Thomas Drant, the clergyman and translator of Horace, was born in Hagworthingham.

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  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 22 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Hagworthingham Parish Council", lincolnshire.gov.uk. Retrieved 15 August 2011
  3. ^ Eilert Ekwall, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Place-names, p.211.
  4. ^ Historic England. "Church of Holy Trinity (1063670)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 14 August 2011.

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