Harpswell, Lincolnshire

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Harpswell
Harpswell - geograph.org.uk - 1585943.jpg
Harpswell
Harpswell is located in Lincolnshire
Harpswell
Harpswell
Location within Lincolnshire
Population391 (Combined Hemswell+Harpswell 2011census)[1]
OS grid referenceSK935898
• London130 mi (210 km) S
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townGainsborough
Postcode districtDN21
PoliceLincolnshire
FireLincolnshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire
53°23′50″N 0°35′40″W / 53.397195°N 0.594494°W / 53.397195; -0.594494Coordinates: 53°23′50″N 0°35′40″W / 53.397195°N 0.594494°W / 53.397195; -0.594494

Harpswell is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated just west off the junction of the A631 and B1398, and 12 miles (19 km) north from the city and county town of Lincoln.

Church of St Chad, Harpswell

According to the 2001 Census Harpswell had a population of 65.[citation needed] In 2011 the Office for National Statistics issued combined results for Hemswell and Harpswell, totalling 391 in 179 households.[1]

Nearby RAF Hemswell was called Harpswell airfield when it first opened in 1916.[citation needed]

The parish church of St Chad's has a Saxon tower and was restored around 1890.[2] It is a Grade I listed building.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Neighbourhood statistics". 2011 census. Office for national statistics. Retrieved 20 April 2013.
  2. ^ Historic England. "St Chad's (326871)". PastScape. Retrieved 27 April 2013.

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