New York, Lincolnshire

New York is a hamlet in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England, in the parish of Wildmore in the Lincolnshire Fens on the B1192 road near Coningsby, 11+12 miles (18.5 km) north of Boston. At the 2001 Census, its population was less than 150.

New York
New York village
New York is located in Lincolnshire
New York
New York
Location within Lincolnshire
OS grid referenceTF245555
• London110 mi (180 km) S
Civil parish
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLINCOLN
Postcode districtLN4
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
53°04′44″N 0°08′24″W / 53.078810°N 0.140105°W / 53.078810; -0.140105

Background Edit

A Methodist church was built here in 1872.[1] It was purchased at auction by a private buyer in July 2011.[2]

New York County Primary School is on Langrick Road, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) to the south.

The hamlet is the inspiration for the Gavin Bryars piece New York.[3]

References Edit

  1. ^ Historic England. "Wesleyan Methodist chapel (1381371)". Research records (formerly PastScape). Retrieved 2 August 2011.
  2. ^ "Church sold at property auction". Horncastle News. 21 July 2011. Retrieved 2 August 2011.
  3. ^ Clements, Andrew: "Bryars: At Portage and Main; One Last Bar Then Joe Can Sing; New York", The Guardian, 14 October 2010