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Stockwith Mill, Hagworthingham - geograph.org.uk - 578499.jpg
Stockwith Mill, Hagworthingham
Hagworthingham is located in Lincolnshire
Hagworthingham shown within Lincolnshire
Population 359 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference TF344692
• London 115 mi (185 km) S
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Spilsby
Postcode district PE23
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
53°12′11″N 0°00′39″E / 53.203159°N 0.010807°E / 53.203159; 0.010807Coordinates: 53°12′11″N 0°00′39″E / 53.203159°N 0.010807°E / 53.203159; 0.010807

Hagworthingham (often referred to locally as Hag) is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated on the A158, 5 miles (8 km) east of Horncastle and 4 miles (6 km) north-west of Spilsby.[2]

The place-name 'Hagworthingham' is first attested in the Domesday Book of 1086, where it appears as Haberdingham and Hacberdingham. The name means 'village of the hawthorn homestead people'.[3]

Road to Holy Trinity Church before the First World War

Hagworthingham church, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, was restored by James Fowler of Louth in 1859.[4]

Thomas Drant, the clergyman and translator of Horace, was born in Hagworthingham.

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  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 22 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Hagworthingham Parish Council", lincolnshire.gov.uk. Retrieved 15 August 2011
  3. ^ Eilert Ekwall, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Place-names, p.211.
  4. ^ Historic England. "Church of Holy Trinity (1063670)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 14 August 2011. 

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