Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for WASHINGBOROUGH

WASHINGBOROUGH, a township and a parish in the district and county of Lincoln. The township lies on the river Witham, and on the Lincoln and Boston railway, 3 miles E by S of Lincoln; contains a village of its own name; and has a r. station. Real property, £4,869. Pop., 589. Houses, 139. The parish contains also Heighington township, which has a post-office under Lincoln; and it comprises 5,190 acres. Pop., 1,213. Houses, 287. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £1,554.* Patron, Sir W. A. Ingilby. The church is large and good; and has a fine E memorial window of 1866. There are a chapel of ease, two Methodist chapels, an endowed grammar-school with £135 a year, and charities £424.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a township and a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Washingborough AP/CP       Lincoln RegD/PLU       Lincolnshire AncC
Place: Washingborough

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