Wragby is a small town located approximately 10 miles North West from Horncastle and about 11 miles from
Lincoln, Lincolnshirein Lincolnshire, UK.
Wragby is named in the
Domesday Bookas Waragebi. It used to be a market town and Staging Centre (charter dating back to Charles II). There also used to be a railway station (now a house), a windmill and a Grammar School (also a house).
The windmill was built in 1831 by the millwright Ingledew, and was powered by the wind with six big sails until 1903 when an oil engine took over.
There is a pre-school that is adjacent to the primary school.
There is a primary school which educates just under 200 pupils from reception to Year 6.
There is no secondary school in Wragby but the closest secondary schools are:
Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Horncastle
William Farr School
Cherry Willingham Community School
There is a regular bus service linking Wragby to Horncastle, Spilsby and Skegness (eastward) and also Lincoln (westward). The operating company is
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire.
Sports / Activities
Wragby currently has a number of different age groups for football; there is a men's team, currently playing in Division 3 of the Sills and Betteridge Lincoln Sunday League, as well as under-14, under-12 and under-10 teams, playing in the Mid-Lincs youth league.There is also a Youth Club and Young Farmers Club.
Claim to fame!!??
The original recording of
Tainted Loveby Soft Cellwas produced in Wragby.
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