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Habrough

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Population  631 (2011)
Country  England
Post town  Immingham
Shire county  Lincolnshire
UK parliament constituency  Cleethorpes
OS grid reference  TA148137
Sovereign state  United Kingdom
Local time  Tuesday 11:02 AM
District  North East Lincolnshire
Habrough
Region  Yorkshire and the Humber
Weather  13°C, Wind SW at 27 km/h, 81% Humidity

Habrough is a village and civil parish in North East Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 8 miles (13 km) north-west from Grimsby, 3 miles (5 km) inland from the River Humber, and on the southern edge of the A180 road.

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Map of Habrough, Immingham, UK

The parish is of 2,330 acres (9 km2), and lies just west of Immingham parish, and just south of South Killingholme. Humberside Airport is 4 miles (6.4 km) to the south-west.

History

Habrough is listed in the 1086 Domesday Book, with 28 households, a mill and a saltern. There was a manor house here, of which only earthworks remain south east from the church. It belonged during the 13th and 14th centuries to the de Saltfletby family, and later the Skipwith family. The manor was reputedly abandoned when the Skipwith line died out. Today the village has land owned by the Earl of Yarborough and is situated less than 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the Brocklesby House Estate of the Earl of Yarborough.

The name Habrough is found in old records as "Haburgh".

Community

The Anglican parish church is dedicated to St Margaret. The church tower was restored in 1684, and the church rebuilt in limestone in 1869, by R. J. Withers. It is a Grade II listed building.

The Wesleyan Methodist Church had a chapel here, rebuilt in 1869. The Primitive Methodist also had a chapel, rebuilt in 1873.

Habrough railway station serves the village and the town of Immingham. The village is on the railway line established in the 19th century by the Great Central Railway.

References

Habrough Wikipedia


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