Potterhanworth Booths

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Potterhanworth Booths
Potterhanworth Booths is located in Lincolnshire
Potterhanworth Booths
Potterhanworth Booths
Location within Lincolnshire
OS grid referenceTF073679
• London115 mi (185 km) S
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CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLINCOLN
Postcode districtLN4
Dialling code01522
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53°11′51″N 0°23′41″W / 53.197447°N 0.394702°W / 53.197447; -0.394702Coordinates: 53°11′51″N 0°23′41″W / 53.197447°N 0.394702°W / 53.197447; -0.394702

Potterhanworth Booths is a hamlet in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 6 miles (10 km) south-east from Lincoln, and at the junction of the B1202 and B1190 roads.

Potterhanworth Fen

The hamlet has a population of about 30,[citation needed] and is within the civil parish of Potterhanworth. It is adjacent to Potterhanworth Fen to the south-east. Potter Hanworth Wood, a Site of Special Scientific Interest, is 700 yards (640 m) to the south.

Potterhanworth Booths takes its name from the village of Potterhanworth, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) to the south-west, whose name refers to the early clay industries set up in the local area.[citation needed]

History[edit]

Bronze Age round barrows and spear heads have been found in the village, and there are signs that Potterhanworth Booths was farmed during the Iron Age.[1]

Potterhanworth Booths and Branston Booths were both settled by the Romans. At Potterhanworth Booths, remains of Roman field boundaries and enclosures, as well as worked iron, a quern, millstones and coins have been found.[1]

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