Holme, North Lincolnshire

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Holme
Twigmoor Hall.jpg
Twigmoor Hall
Holme is located in Lincolnshire
Holme
Holme
Holme shown within Lincolnshire
Population113 (2011)
OS grid referenceSE923068
• London140 mi (230 km) S
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townScunthorpe
Postcode districtDN16
PoliceLincolnshire
FireLincolnshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
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UK
England
Lincolnshire
53°33′02″N 0°36′28″W / 53.550446°N 0.607740°W / 53.550446; -0.607740Coordinates: 53°33′02″N 0°36′28″W / 53.550446°N 0.607740°W / 53.550446; -0.607740

Holme is a linear settlement and former civil parish, now in the parish of Messingham, in the North Lincolnshire district, in the county of Lincolnshire, England. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 113.[1] The civil parish was abolished in 1 April 2018 and merged into Messingham.[2]

Holme is situated approximately 5 miles (8 km) south-east from the town of Scunthorpe. Just to the south-east is Grade II listed Twigmoor Hall.[3] This house was the home of John Wright before he was executed for his part in the Gunpowder Plot. The authorities described Twigmoor Hall as ".. one of the worst in her Majesty’s dominions and is used like a Popish college for traitors in the northern parts"[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 19 April 2016.
  2. ^ The North Lincolnshire Council (Reorganisation of Community Governance Order) 2017
  3. ^ Historic England. "Twigmoor Hall (1083018)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 28 October 2011.
  4. ^ Fraser, Antonia. Faith and Treason: The Story of the Gunpowder Plot. New York: Nan A. Talese, 1996

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