Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for HEIGHINGTON

HEIGHINGTON, a village and a township in Washingborough parish, Lincolnshire. The village stands near the Boston and Lincoln railway, 4 miles SE of Lincoln; and has a post office under Lincoln. The township comprises 1, 350 acres. Real property, £4, 974. Pop., 624. Houses, 148. The manor belongs to Joseph Moore, Esq. There are a chapel of ease, a Wesleyan chapel, and a free grammar school; and the school is held in the chapel of ease, and is endowed with about £135 a year.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a village and a township"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Heighington CP/Ch       Washingborough AP/CP       Lincolnshire AncC
Place: Heighington

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