Kirmond le Mire

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Kirmond le Mire
Kirmond le Mire is located in Lincolnshire
Kirmond le Mire
Kirmond le Mire
Kirmond le Mire shown within Lincolnshire
OS grid reference TF189926
• London 135 mi (217 km) S
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Market Rasen
Postcode district LN8
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
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UK
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Lincolnshire
53°25′01″N 0°12′40″W / 53.416830°N 0.21107°W / 53.416830; -0.21107Coordinates: 53°25′01″N 0°12′40″W / 53.416830°N 0.21107°W / 53.416830; -0.21107

Kirmond le Mire is a small village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated on the B1203 road, 6 miles (10 km) east from Market Rasen and 11 miles (18 km) south-west from Grimsby. It is in the civil parish of Thoresway.

St Martin's church, Kirmond le Mire

Kirmond le Mire Grade II listed Anglican church, built in 1847, is dedicated to St Martin.[1]

The parish includes the lost Medieval settlement of Beckfield.[2]

The village's name dates to at least 1086, soon after the Norman conquest of England.[3] It is seen in the earliest historical documents as Chevremont-le-myrr, and in some later documents as Kevermond.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Martin, Kirmond Le Mire (1359767)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 21 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Historic England. "Beckfield (351848)". PastScape. Retrieved 21 April 2012. 
  3. ^ David Mills, A Dictionary of British Place-Names. Oxford University Press, 2011. ISBN 9780199609086. p. 280.

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