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Dyke, Lincolnshire

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OS grid reference  TF105225
Country  England
Post town  BOURNE
Shire county  Lincolnshire
District  South Kesteven
Civil parish  Bourne
Region  East Midlands
Sovereign state  United Kingdom
Postcode district  PE10
Local time  Wednesday 2:22 PM
Dialling code  01778
UK parliament constituency  Grantham and Stamford
Dyke, Lincolnshire
Weather  12°C, Wind W at 27 km/h, 64% Humidity

Dyke is a village in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated less than 1 mile (1.6 km) east from the A15 road, and approximately 1 mile north-east from Bourne. Dyke is within Bourne civil parish.

Map of Dyke, Bourne, UK

The name Dyke arises from its lying on Car Dyke, a once much larger Roman ditch, which runs along the western edge of The Fens. The section of Car Dyke between Dyke and Bourne is a scheduled ancient monument.

For population statistics Dyke, Twenty, South Fen, and Spalding road outside Bourne are taken together; Dyke is the largest of these settlements. The 2001 census recorded a population of 1,598, falling to 1,541 at the 2011 census.

Dyke and Dyke Fen fall within the drainage area of the Black Sluice Internal Drainage Board.

A new fountain was built on the green in the centre of the village to mark the millennium.

Dyke's public house is The Wishing Well Inn.


Dyke, Lincolnshire Wikipedia

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