Threekingham Bar is the name given to interception of the A52 (Grantham to Boston) and A15 (Peterborough to Lincoln and Hull) roads, 1 mile (1.6 km) to the west of the village of Threekingham, in Lincolnshire, England
Grantham is an English town in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire. It straddles the London–Edinburgh East Coast Main Line and the River Witham and is bounded to the west by the A1 north–south trunk road. Grantham lies about 23 miles (37 km) south of the county town, Lincoln and about 22 miles (35 km) east of Nottingham. The population in 2016 was put at 44,580. Grantham is known as the birthplace of UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, for educating Isaac Newton at its King's School, for producing the UK's first female police officer, Edith Smith in 1914 and for producing the UK's first running diesel engine in 1892 and tractor in 1896. Thomas Paine worked in the town as an excise officer in the 1790s.
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The interception is arranged as a small modern roundabout. Both roads are single carriageway. The countryside is undulating, and the A52 descends into a valley to the west. The location is rural, with no human habitation.
The name dates it to the turnpike era.[ according to whom? ] The A52 approximately follows the route of Salters Way.[ clarification needed ]
An 18th-century mile post is in the verge, 220 yards (200 m) south from the roundabout.
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