Throckenholt

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Throckenholt
Throckenholt is located in Lincolnshire
Throckenholt
Throckenholt
Throckenholt shown within Lincolnshire
OS grid reference TF354094
• London 85 mi (137 km) S
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SPALDING
Postcode district PE12
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
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UK
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Lincolnshire
Coordinates: 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 relocating to the village and will open its doors to the public in 2016.

Throckenholt Priory[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Historic England. "Throckenholt Priory (353387)". PastScape. Retrieved 19 August 2011.