Kyme, North

KYME, NORTH, a township, in the parish of South Kyme, union of Sleaford, wapentake of Flaxwell, parts of Kesteven, county of Lincoln, 7¾ miles (N. E. by E.) from Sleaford; containing 361 inhabiants. This township comprises 3650 acres of land, whereof the eastern part is a low fen, forming a portion of the great level, the drainage of which was undertaken by the Earl of Lincoln, in 1653. In the village, which is pleasantly situated on the Tattershall road, and on the east side of the Car-Dyke, is an ancient cross, repaired in 1826; and near it are traces of a Roman encampment.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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