Throckenholt

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Throckenholt
Throckenholt is located in Lincolnshire
Throckenholt
Throckenholt
Location within Lincolnshire
OS grid referenceTF354094
• London85 mi (137 km) S
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSPALDING
Postcode districtPE12
PoliceLincolnshire
FireLincolnshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire
52°39′56″N 0°00′03″E / 52.665465°N 0.000965°E / 52.665465; 0.000965Coordinates: 52°39′56″N 0°00′03″E / 52.665465°N 0.000965°E / 52.665465; 0.000965

Throckenholt is a village in the civil parish of Sutton St Edmund (where the population is listed) in the South Holland district of Lincolnshire, England. It is located close to the border of Cambridgeshire about 16 miles (26 km) south-east of Spalding, 14 miles (23 km) west of Wisbech and 10 miles (16 km) south of Holbeach.

The Museum of Technology, The Great War and WWII is located in the village and opened its doors in 2016.

Throckenholt Priory was sited here, it was a hermitage and chapel in existence from at least 1107-1540. It was granted to Thorney Abbey by Nigel, Bishop of Ely.[1]

Throckenholt was written as 'Trokenholt' in the 1240 Papal Rolls.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Historic England. "Throckenholt Priory (353387)". PastScape. Retrieved 19 August 2011.
  2. ^ Eilert Ekwall (1991). English Place-names. Oxford University Press.