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Binbrook
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Population892 (2011)
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Postcode district LN8
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53°25′47″N0°10′47″W / 53.429693°N 0.179742°W / 53.429693; -0.179742 Coordinates: 53°25′47″N0°10′47″W / 53.429693°N 0.179742°W / 53.429693; -0.179742

Binbrook is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated on the B1203 road, and 8 miles (13 km) north-east from Market Rasen.

Civil parish territorial designation and lowest tier of local government in England, UK

In England, a civil parish is a type of administrative parish used for local government, they are a territorial designation which is the lowest tier of local government below districts and counties, or their combined form, the unitary authority. Civil parishes can trace their origin to the ancient system of ecclesiastical parishes which historically played a role in both civil and ecclesiastical administration; civil and religious parishes were formally split into two types in the 19th century and are now entirely separate. The unit was devised and rolled out across England in the 1860s.

East Lindsey Non-metropolitan district in England

East Lindsey is a local government district in Lincolnshire, England. The population of the district council was 136,401 at the 2011 census. The council is based in Manby near Louth. Other major settlements in the district include Alford, Spilsby, Mablethorpe, Skegness, Horncastle and Chapel St Leonards.

Lincolnshire County of England

Lincolnshire is a county in eastern England, with a long coastline on the North Sea to the east. It borders Norfolk to the south east, Cambridgeshire to the south, Rutland to the south west, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire to the west, South Yorkshire to the north west, and the East Riding of Yorkshire to the north. It also borders Northamptonshire in the south for just 20 yards (18 m), England's shortest county boundary. The county town is the city of Lincoln, where the county council has its headquarters.

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Previously a larger market town, [1] it now has a population of about 700, rising to 892 at the Census 2011. [2]

Binbrook Grade II listed [3] Anglican parish church is dedicated to St Mary and St Gabriel. There were two village churches, St Mary and St Gabriel, since disappeared. A new church with joint dedication was built in 1869 by James Fowler. [1] [4]

Gabriel angel in Abrahamic religions

Gabriel, in the Abrahamic religions, is an archangel. He was first described in the Hebrew Bible and was subsequently developed by other traditions.

James Fowler (architect) ecclesiastical architect from England

James Fowler JP, FRIBA, known as 'Fowler of Louth', is best known as a Victorian English church architect and associated with the restoration and renovation of churches. However, he was also the architect of a wide variety of other buildings. A listing of his work compiled in 1991 traced over 210 buildings that he designed or restored. He is known to be the architect for 24 new churches and his work also included 40 vicarages or rectories, 13 schools, four almshouses, a Savings Bank, a Convalescent home and hospital as well as country houses and estate housing. Most of Fowler’s work was in Lincolnshire and particularly around Louth, but it also included work in the East Riding of Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire, Suffolk, London, Sussex and even Devon.

Binbrook is close to the site of Binbrook Airfield, originally opened as RAF Binbrook; the airfield housing is now the new village of Brookenby.

RAF Binbrook air force station in England

Royal Air Force Station Binbrook or RAF Binbrook was a Royal Air Force station, now closed, located near Binbrook, Lincolnshire, England. The old domestic site has been renamed to become the village of Brookenby. RAF Binbrook was primarily used by Bomber Command in World War II. After the war it was amongst others the home of the Central Fighter Establishment. It also served as base for the last two RAF squadrons to employ the English Electric Lightning between 1965 and 1988.

Brookenby village and civil parish in Lincolnshire, England

Brookenby is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. The village is situated 7 miles (11 km) north-east from Market Rasen. According to the 2001 census, it had a population of 742, falling to 665 at the 2011 census.

Governance

An electoral ward in the same name exists. This ward stretches south east to Fotherby with a total population taken at the 2011 census of 1,831. [5]

The wards and electoral divisions in the United Kingdom are electoral districts at sub-national level represented by one or more councillors. The ward is the primary unit of English electoral geography for civil parishes and borough and district councils, electoral ward is the unit used by Welsh principal councils, while the electoral division is the unit used by English county councils and some unitary authorities. Each ward/division has an average electorate of about 5,500 people, but ward-population counts can vary substantially. As at the end of 2014 there were 9,456 electoral wards/divisions in the UK.

Fotherby village in the United Kingdom

Fotherby is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated just east from the A16 road, 13 miles (21 km) east from Market Rasen, and 10 miles (16 km) south from Cleethorpes.

Orford

The parish of Binbrook contains the site of the lost medieval village of Orford. [6] Orford was the site of a priory of Premonstratensian nuns. The priory was founded around 1170 by Ralf d'Albini of the Anglo-Norman baronial house of Mowbray, and was endowed with the church at Wragby. At the time of suppression in 1539 it held a prioress and 7 nuns. [1]

Abandoned village village that has been deserted

An abandoned village is a village that has, for some reason, been deserted. In many countries, and throughout history, thousands of villages have been deserted for a variety of causes. Abandonment of villages is often related to epidemic, famine, war, climate change, environmental destruction, or deliberate clearances.

Priory religious house governed by a prior or prioress

A priory is a monastery of men or women under religious vows that is headed by a prior or prioress. Priories may be houses of mendicant friars or nuns, or monasteries of monks or nuns. Houses of canons regular and canonesses regular also use this term, the alternative being "canonry".

Anglo-Normans Medieval ethnic group in England

The Anglo-Normans were the medieval ruling class in England, composed mainly of a combination of ethnic Anglo-Saxons, Normans and French, following the Norman conquest. A small number of Normans had earlier befriended future Anglo-Saxon King of England, Edward the Confessor, during his exile in his mother's homeland of Normandy. When he returned to England some of them went with him, and so there were Normans already settled in England prior to the conquest. Following the death of Edward, the powerful Anglo-Saxon noble, Harold Godwinson, acceded to the English throne until his defeat by William, Duke of Normandy at the Battle of Hastings.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 Cox, J. Charles (1916) Lincolnshire pp. 64-65; Methuen & Co. Ltd
  2. "Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 18 August 2015.
  3. Historic England. "Church of St Mary and St Gabriel (1063134)". National Heritage List for England . Retrieved 29 June 2011.
  4. Pevsner, Nikolaus; Harris, John; The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire p. 191; Penguin (1964); revised by Nicholas Antram in 1989, Yale University Press. ISBN   0-300-09620-8
  5. "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics – Area: Binbrook (Ward)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 28 October 2016.
  6. Historic England (2007). "Orford (351872)". PastScape. Retrieved 10 April 2010.

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