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St Mary's Church, Riseholme
Riseholme is located in Lincolnshire
Location within Lincolnshire
Population450 (2011)
OS grid referenceSK980752
• London120 mi (190 km) S
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLincoln
Postcode districtLN2
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
53°15′54″N 0°31′52″W / 53.264933°N 0.531231°W / 53.264933; -0.531231Coordinates: 53°15′54″N 0°31′52″W / 53.264933°N 0.531231°W / 53.264933; -0.531231

Riseholme is a small village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. The population of the civil parish was 450 at the 2011 census.[1] It is situated approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) north from the city and county town of Lincoln.

Riseholme Park[edit]

Riseholme is the site of the rural science campus of the University of Lincoln (often referred to as Riseholme Park), and the home of Riseholme College, the University of Lincoln's main Further Education department.

Riseholme Park campus covers more than 1,000 acres (4.0 km2) of land, and includes woodland, deer parks,and a lake. At the centre of the campus is Riseholme Hall, former home to multiple Bishops of Lincoln.

The college provides courses in small animals, forestry and abouriculture, equine (horses), horticulture and agriculture.

In 1994 Princess Anne opened a new residential training college for the Inland Revenue (HM Revenue and Customs), Lawress Hall, at Riseholme Park.[2]

The college has two farms, one on the main site at Riseholme, and one in the nearby village of Nettleham (Lodge Farm, Nettleham).

Facilities include an AstroTurf pitch, rugby and football pitches, fishing, halls for corporate events and outdoor activities.

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  1. ^ "Civi Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Court Circular". The Independent. 10 June 1994.

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