In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Castle Carlton like this:
CARLTON-CASTLE, a parish in Louth district, Lincoln; adjacent to the East Lincoln railway, near Anthorpe station, 5 miles SE of Louth. Post Town, Carlton, under Louth. Acres, 500. Rated property, £427. Pop. 45. Houses, 9. The property is divided among a few. A populous market-town was formerly here, enjoying many privileges. Sir Hugh Bardolph held the manor in the time of Henry I.; and had a castle on one of three artificial mounds, called the Castle hills. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £69. Patron, John Forster, Esq. The church is good.
Castle Carlton is now part of East Lindsey district. Click here for graphs and data of how East Lindsey has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Castle Carlton itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Castle Carlton, in East Lindsey and Lincolnshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th April 2017
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