Thorpe on the Hill, Lincolnshire

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Thorpe on the Hill
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Thorpe on the Hill
Location within Lincolnshire
Population558 (2011)
OS grid reference SK908656
  London 125 mi (201 km)  S
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Post town LINCOLN
Postcode district LN6
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53°10′48″N0°38′32″W / 53.179927°N 0.642100°W / 53.179927; -0.642100 Coordinates: 53°10′48″N0°38′32″W / 53.179927°N 0.642100°W / 53.179927; -0.642100

Thorpe on the Hill is a small village and civil parish in North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, England. It is situated less than 1 mile (1.6 km) north from the A46 road, and 6 miles (10 km) south-west from Lincoln city centre. In the 2001 census the parish population was 530, [1] increasing to 558 at the 2011 census. [2]

Civil parish Territorial designation and lowest tier of local government in England

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.

North Kesteven District in England

North Kesteven is a local government district in the East Midlands. Just over 100 miles (160 km) north of London, it is east of Nottingham and south of Lincoln. North Kesteven is one of seven districts in Lincolnshire, England and is in the centre of the County. Its council, North Kesteven District Council, is based in Sleaford in the former offices of Kesteven County Council.

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 (19 m), England's shortest county boundary. The county town is the city of Lincoln, where the county council has its headquarters.

Local commerce and industry includes the door manufacturer Doortechnik.

Dootechnik is a British manufacturer of doors.

Thorpe-on-the-Hill railway station, on the Nottingham to Lincoln Line north of the village, was opened in 1846; it closed in 1955.

Thorpe on the Hill railway station was a station in Thorpe-on-the-Hill, Lincolnshire. It was opened by the Midland Railway on its Nottingham to Lincoln Line. It was opened in 1846 and closed for passengers in 1955 and freight on 15 June 1964.

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References

  1. "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Thorpe on the Hill CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics . Retrieved 1 February 2009.
  2. "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 1 June 2016.