Westwoodside

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Westwoodside
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Westwoodside village
Westwoodside is located in Lincolnshire
Westwoodside
Westwoodside
Westwoodside shown within Lincolnshire
OS grid reference SK751996
• London 140 mi (230 km) SSE
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Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DONCASTER
Postcode district DN9
Police Lincolnshire
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53°29′18″N 0°52′06″W / 53.488255°N 0.86839°W / 53.488255; -0.86839Coordinates: 53°29′18″N 0°52′06″W / 53.488255°N 0.86839°W / 53.488255; -0.86839

Westwoodside is a small village in North Lincolnshire, England. It is situated within the Isle of Axholme and 7 miles (11 km) north-west from Gainsborough. Westwoodside is in the civil parish of Haxey , a village 1 mile (1.6 km) to the east.

In earlier days,[when?] the Westwood side of the civil parish of Haxey was composed of the hamlets of Park (bef. 1882),[1] Newbigg, Nethergate, Upperthorpe[2] (or Overthorpe) and Commonside.[citation needed]

The village has a primary school.

The community is involved in an annual game over seven hundred years old called Haxey Hood.


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