Place:


Holywell  Lincolnshire

 

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

HOLYWELL-WITH-AUNBY, a chapelry in CastleBytham parish, Lincoln; near the river Glen, and adjacent to the boundary with Rutland, 1 mile W of Little Bytham r. station, and 6½ NNW of Stamford. Posttown, Castle-Bytham, under Stamford. Acres, 2, 350. Real property, £1, 785. Pop., 149. Houses, 23. The manor, with Holywell Hall, belongs to Charles T. S. B Reynardson, Esq. There is a medicinal spring. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the rectory of Careby, in the diocese of Lincoln. The church consists of nave, S aisle, and chancel, with a tower.

Holywell through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12626

Date accessed: 30th March 2017


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