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Holland, Lincolnshire

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Holland is a region in south-east Lincolnshire, England. It is one of the three ancient subdivisions or parts of Lincolnshire (the other two are Lindsey and Kesteven) that had their own county councils from 1888 until 1974, when they were abolished and Lincolnshire (minus the northern part of Lindsey) had a single county council for the first time. The Holland name continues to be used in the administrative district of South Holland. It is very flat and had a high water table, so was rather marshy. However, land drainage with modern pumping, has made it one of the most productive agricultural areas anywhere.

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Before the changes of 1888, Holland was historically divided into three wapentakes of Elloe, Kirton and Skirbeck.de:Holland (Lincolnshire)

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