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St.John the Baptist's church, Lissington, Lincs. - - 73340.jpg
St John the Baptist Church, Lissington
Lissington is located in Lincolnshire
Lissington shown within Lincolnshire
Population 154 (2011)
OS grid reference TF108833
• London 130 mi (210 km) S
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Lincoln
Postcode district LN3
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
53°20′07″N 0°20′11″W / 53.335302°N 0.336293°W / 53.335302; -0.336293Coordinates: 53°20′07″N 0°20′11″W / 53.335302°N 0.336293°W / 53.335302; -0.336293

Lissington is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 154.[1] It lies 4 miles (6 km) south from the town of Market Rasen, and about 4 miles north from the town of Wragby.

Lissington is listed in the 1086 Domesday Book as "Lessintone", with 28 households, and 80 acres (0.32 km2) of meadow and 80 of woodland.[2]

Lissington, before 1914

The church, dedicated to Saint John the Baptist, is a Grade II listed building built from ironstone and greenstone. It dates from 1796, with a restoration in 1895 and further additions in 1925.[3]

Lissington Church of England School was built in 1854 as a National school and closed 21 December 1950.[4]


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National statistics. Retrieved 22 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "Lissington". Open Domesday. University of Hull. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Church of St John the Baptist, Lissington". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Lissington CE School". Lincs to the past. Lincolnshire Archives. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Lissington at Wikimedia Commons