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Rand, Lincolnshire

Rand is a small village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 9 miles (14 km) north-east from the city of Lincoln and approximately 2 miles (3 km) west from Wragby, and near the A158 road from Lincoln to Skegness. The nearest large town is Market Rasen, about 5 miles (8 km) north-east. The village is 87 feet (27 m) above sea level. The population is listed under Goltho. Rand was the home of the father of the 17th-century English writer James Harrington.

The name derives from the Old English "Rand", meaning "a place at the border or edge". It is listed in the 1086 Domesday Book as "Rande".[
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Middle Rasen

Middle Rasen is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England, located about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) west from the town of Market Rasen.[1] The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 2,043.[2]

Rasen is mentioned in Domesday Book of 1086, but West Rasen, Middle Rasen and Market Rasen are indistinguishable. In its entirety the list includes ten separate references to Rasen, which as a whole consists of 144 households.[3][4] Today's village results from the merger of the two historic villages of Middle Rasen Drax and Middle Rasen Tupholme.[5][6][3] Middle Rasen has had two churches. A church dedicated to St Paul Middle Rasen Drax took part of its name from the parent house of Drax Priory in Yorkshire
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Newton On Trent

Newton on Trent is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 389.[1] The village is situated east of the River Trent, and approximately 10 miles (16 km) south from Gainsborough, 10 miles (16 km) west from the county town of Lincoln, and at the junction of the A57 running east to west, and the A1133 running north to south.[2] West of the village, between it and the Trent, is the site of a Roman fort. It was discovered in 1962, and probably dates from the Claudian[clarification needed] period. The area enclosed is likely to have been at least 30 acres (0.1 km2). Fortresses of this size are not sufficiently large for a whole Roman legion, but would be adequate for a half-legion
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Normanby Le Wold

Normanby le Wold is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated in the Lincolnshire Wolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and about 5 miles (8.0 km) south from the town of Caistor, and 17 miles (27 km) north-east from the city and county town of Lincoln.[1] It is in the civil parish of Claxby by Normanby. Close to Normanby le Wold village is a trig point marking the highest point in Lincolnshire, 551 feet (167.9 m) above sea level.[2] This area is known as Wolds Top.

The village had 37 households at the time of Domesday Book of 1086.[3] The Grade II* listed parish church is dedicated to Saint Peter and built of ironstone, dating from the early 13th century and the 14th century. It was restored in 1868 by James Fowler
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North Carlton, Lincolnshire

North Carlton is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 172.[1] It is situated about 5 miles (8.0 km) north from the city and county town of Lincoln. The church of Saint Luke is a Grade II listed building dating from the 15th century, although it was largely rebuilt in the early 1770s.[2] North Carlton Hall is a Grade I listed building dating from the 16th century with many alterations and additions, particularly in the 19th century.[3][4] In the 13th century the manor of North Carlton was held by William Wildeker, and was transferred to Barlings Abbey prior to 1303
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Kirkby Cum Osgodby

Kirkby cum Osgodby, sometimes called Kirkby, is hamlet and former civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies 3.5 miles (5.6 km) north-west from Market Rasen and less than 1 mile (1.6 km) west from the village and civil parish of Osgodby. Kirkby cum Osgodby parish was abolished to create that of Osgodby in 1936.[1] This successor council now styles itself Kirkby cum Osgodby.[2]

St Andrew's Church, Kirkby cum Osgodby
The church at Kirkby, dedicated to Saint Andrew and dating from the early 13th century and 1790, is built of limestone and ironstone
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Thornton Le Moor, Lincolnshire

Thornton le Moor is a village in the civil parish of Owersby in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England, situated approximately 5 miles (8 km) south-west from the town of Caistor. Between 1866 and 1936 Thornton le Moor was a separate civil parish.[1] Near the village are the remains of the deserted medieval villages of Beasthorpe[2] and Cauthorpe.[3] In the Domesday Book of 1086 Thornton le Moor is written as "Torentone", consisting of eighteen households.[4] The parish church is dedicated to All Saints and is a Grade II* listed ironstone building dating from the 11th century. It was restored 1871. There is a fragment of an 11th-century limestone cross shaft built into the back of an aumbry in the north wall of the chancel.[5]

Holton Le Moor

Holton le Moor is a small village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. Holton le Moor lies on the B1434 road. The nearest towns are Market Rasen 6 miles (10 km) to the south and Caistor 3 miles (5 km) to the north-east. It was formerly served by Holton Le Moor railway station. In the Domesday account the village is written as "Hoctune". It was within the manor of Caistor in the then Lindsey North Riding, and prior to the Norman conquest under the lordship of Earl Morcar
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Riby

Riby is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. The population of the civil parish was 129 at the 2011 census.[1] It is situated approximately 4 miles (6 km) south-west from the town of Grimsby.

There are two scheduled barrows 700 yards (640 m) south-west of Riby Grove Farm. Whilst they are no longer visible above ground, the burial remains survive inside. One is a Neolithic long barrow, and the other a Bronze Age bowl barrow.[2] A hoard of 15-20,000 bronze coins dating from Gallienus to Aurelian (AD 253-275) were found in an urn covered by a dish at Riby Wold Farm in 1953
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