Tongue End shown within Lincolnshire
|OS grid reference|
|– London||90 mi (140 km) S|
|Civil parish||Deeping St. Nicholas|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
|UK Parliament||South Holland and The Deepings|
Tongue End is a small village in the South Holland district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 4 miles (6 km) east from Bourne and 6 miles (10 km) south-west from Spalding, and alongside the Counter Drain that runs between Baston and Pode Hole.
The name is said to refer to the shape of the land between the rivers Glen and Bourne Eau. There is a location on the Stamford Canal which is similarly formed and has the same name.
- "The villages around Bourne, Lincolnshire, England - Tongue End", Homepages.which.net. Retrieved 12 October 2008
- "Lost Pubs In Tongue End, Lincolnshire", Closedpubs.co.uk
- "We think the confusion over just where the Stamford Canal starts and finishes can be overcome by our choosing our nomemclature more carefully", East Anglian Waterways Association
- "The Welland & Deeping IDB"
- Media related to Tongue End at Wikimedia Commons