Wragby


Wragby

Wragby is a small town located approximately 10 miles North West from Horncastle and about 11 miles from Lincoln, Lincolnshire in Lincolnshire, UK.

History

Wragby is named in the Domesday Book as 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.

Education

Pre-Schools

There is a pre-school that is adjacent to the primary school.

Primary Schools

There is a primary school which educates just under 200 pupils from reception to Year 6.

econdary Schools

There is no secondary school in Wragby but the closest secondary schools are:
*Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Horncastle
*Banovallum School
*William Farr School
*Cherry Willingham Community School

Transport Links

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 Love by Soft Cell was produced in Wragby.


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