Place:


Frampton  Lincolnshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Frampton like this:

FRAMPTON, a village and a parish in Boston district, Lincoln. The village stands between the Peterborough and Boston railway, and the river Witham's estuary, 1 mile ENE of Kirton r. station, and 3¼ S of Boston; and has a post office under Boston. The parish comprises 6, 200 acres of land, and 1, 700 of water. ...


Real property, £11, 317. Pop., 843. Houses, 166. The property is much subdivided. Frampton House and Frampton Hall are chief residences. Much of the land is fen. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £109. Patron, the Rev. J. Tunnard. The church is cruciform; shows fine English decorated character in the chancel and the transept; has a beautiful early English tower, with octagonal broach spire; contains an octagonal font; and is in good condition. There are a recent chapel of ease, a Wesleyan chapel, an endowed school with £74 a year, and chaiities £151.

Frampton through time

Frampton is now part of Boston district. Click here for graphs and data of how Boston has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Frampton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Frampton, in Boston and Lincolnshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12279

Date accessed: 26th March 2017


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