Laneham is both a village and a parish sitting on the west bank of the River Trent about 135 miles north of London, 8 miles south-east of Retford, 12 miles south of Gainsborough and 5.5 miles north-east of Tuxford. The parish covers 1,589 acres and includes the two hamlets of HighTown and Low Town.
If you are planning a visit:
- By automobile, take the A57 trunk road west out of Lincoln and turn north just after Durham.
- Tim HEATON has a photograph of the Village Hall on Geo-graph, taken in July, 2012. You might want to stop by and ask for a schedule of forth-coming events.
You can see pictures of Laneham which are provided by:
John Marius WILSON's "Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870-72" tells us:
"LANEHAM, a parish, with a village, in East Retford district, Notts; on the river Trent, at the boundary with Lincoln, 2¾ miles SSW of Cottam r. station, and 5¾ NE of Tuxford. Post-town, Dunham-on-Trent, under Newark. Acres, 1,605. Real property, £ 4,168. Pop., 376. Houses, 86. The manor is held, under the Archbishop of York, by R. Glossop, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £120. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of York. The church is old but good, and has a tower. There are a Wesleyan chapel and charities £13."
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You can see the
administrative areas in which Laneham has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- See our Maps page for additional resources.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK808763 (Lat/Lon: 53.277534, -0.789699), Laneham which are provided by: