Place:Alkborough, Lincolnshire, England


Alt namesWalcot in Alkboroughsource: hamlet in parish
Alchebargesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 168
Aukboroughsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates53.685°N 0.667°W
Located inLincolnshire, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Alkborough is a parish of 458 people in 192 households (2011 UK census). in North Lincolnshire, England, located near the northern end of The Cliff range of hills overlooking Trent Falls, the confluence of the River Trent and the River Ouse.

Alkborough, with the hamlet of Walcot about 1 mile (1.6 km) south, forms a civil parish which covers about 2,875 acres (12 km2). The village was once thought to be the location that the Romans called Aquis, but that name is now usually associated with the town of Buxton in Derbyshire (Aquis Arnemetiae).

NOTE: Walcot in Alkborough should not be confused with Walcot near Folkingham or with Walcott near Billinghay, both located in the North Kesteven District further south in Lincolnshire.

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