Leverton, Lincolnshire

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Leverton
St. Helena, Leverton - geograph.org.uk - 120799.jpg
Church of Saint Helena, Leverton
Leverton is located in Lincolnshire
Leverton
Leverton
Location within Lincolnshire
Population689 (2011 Census)
OS grid referenceTF399474
• London105 mi (169 km) S
Civil parish
  • Leverton
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBoston
Postcode districtPE22
PoliceLincolnshire
FireLincolnshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire
53°00′22″N 0°05′02″E / 53.006242°N 0.083942°E / 53.006242; 0.083942Coordinates: 53°00′22″N 0°05′02″E / 53.006242°N 0.083942°E / 53.006242; 0.083942

Leverton is a village and civil parish in the Boston district of Lincolnshire, England, about 6 mi (10 km) east-north-east from Boston, on the A52 road. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 689.[1]

It is one of eighteen parishes which, together with Boston, form the Borough of Boston in the county of Lincolnshire, England. The local government has been arranged in this way since the reorganisation of 1 April 1974, which resulted from the Local Government Act 1972. This parish forms part of the Coastal electoral ward.

Hitherto, the parish had formed part of Boston Rural District, in the Parts of Holland. Holland was one of the three divisions (formally known as parts) of the traditional county of Lincolnshire. Since the Local Government Act of 1888, Holland had been in most respects, a county in itself.

Before this, Leverton had been in Skirbeck Wapentake, Parts of Holland.

Leverton Grade I listed Anglican church is dedicated to St Helen.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 22 May 2016.
  2. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Helen, Leverton (1062072)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 23 April 2012.

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