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West Halton

For the village in North Yorkshire, see Halton West.

Coordinates: 53°40′40″N 0°37′52″W / 53.677777°N 0.631234°W / 53.677777; -0.631234

West Halton

The parish church of St Etheldreda, West Halton
Lincolnshire
Population 331 (2001 Census)
OS grid reference SE905210
    - London 154 mi (248 km)  S
Civil parish West Halton and Coleby
Unitary authority North Lincolnshire
Ceremonial county Lincolnshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SCUNTHORPE
Postcode district DN15
Dialling code 01724
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire

West Halton is a village and civil parish in North Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 2.5 miles (4.0 km) north-west from Winterton,[1] approximately 7 miles (11 km) north from Scunthorpe, and 2 miles (3.2 km) south from the Humber Estuary. The parish contains part of Coleby, a small hamlet south of the village.

In the 2001 Census the parish had a population of 331.[2]

West Halton has existed from the Anglo Saxon period,[3] and was mentioned in the 1086 Domesday Book as "Haltone". The name has been translated as "farmstead in a nook or corner of land".[4]

West Halton has a central

A public transport bus service is provided by Stagecoach, subsidised by North Lincolnshire Council. The now closed West Halton railway station was situated near the village. It was built in 1906 by the North Lindsey Light Railway.

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