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    Discover Brigg - North Lincolnshire

Brigg is located 10 miles to the east of Scunthorpe & 10 miles south west of Barton.

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    Brigg Today
Brigg is still a vibrant town with a traditional shopping area & thriving weekly markets & farmers markets.

If you like the outdoors then Brigg is a perfect place to visit, ideal for Walkers, Ramblers, Watersport Enthusiasts, Anglers & those with a keen interest in Wildlife.

If you prefer you can take a swim at the Ancholme Leisure centre on the outskirts of the town.

The town provides visitors with a wide range of facilities with a number of hotels, caravan & camp sites and several restaurants and public houses.

Today The Buttercross in Brigg's town centre is home to North Lincolnshire's Tourist Information Centre

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    Discover Brigg's History - [more]
BRIGG, or GLANFORD BRIGG, is a neat, well-built, and thriving market town, on the navigable river Ancholme, in a broad level vale of rich and well-drained marshes and cars, bounded on the east and west by the woody and highly cultivated acclivities of the Wolds. It is a distant 10 miles S. by W. of Barton, 9 miles W.N.W. of Caistor, 24 miles N. by E. of Lincoln, 16 miles S.S.W. of Hull, and 10 miles S. of the Humber, from which the Ancholme is navigable to Bishop Bridge, 10 miles above Brigg, and 5 miles from Market Rasen; and by a branch cut to Moorton, 3, 1/2 miles from Caistor.
Entry From White's Directory for 1842

    Places of Interest - [more]
Buttercross - Brigg Tourist Information Centre..... [more]
The Angel - Old Coaching Inn..... [more]
The River Ancholme & The Ancholme Valley...... [more]
St John's 19th Century..... [more]
Courts & Yards..... [more]
Market Place..... [more]


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