Place:


Haverholme  Lincolnshire

 

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

HAVERHOLME, an extra-parochial tract in Sleaford district, Lincoln; forming an island within two arms of the Sleaford river, 3 miles NE by N of Sleaford. Acres, 291. Pop., 15. Houses, 2. A Cistertian priory, a cell to Fountains abbey, was projected here, in 1 137, by Alexander, bishop of Lincoln, but was superseded, in 1 139; by a Gilbertine monastery; and this was given, at the dissolution, to the Clintons. ...


A very ancient mansion, called Haverholme Priory, now stands here; has been modernized into a handsome edifice in the Tudor style; is surrounded with a well wooded park; and is the seat of the Dowager Countess of Winchester.

Haverholme through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/21450

Date accessed: 28th April 2017


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