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 This is a rural area of undulating    
 land. Approximately two-thirds of the 
 area is farmland and a large proport- 
 ion of the remainder woodland.        
 In the S.E.corner of the area lies    
 the village of KIRKBY UNDERWOOD with  
 a population of 150 whilst the hamlet 
 of HANTHORPE in the S.W. has a popul- 
 ation of 20.                          
 There are a handful of outlying farms 
 and houses ,amounting to another 30   
 In the centre of this block lies      
 TEMPLE WOOD, and its northern boundry 
 is adjacent to an old aerodrome, now  
 used as storage for vintage vehicles. 
 Less than a mile to the E.runs the    
 A15 Sleaford to Peterborough which    
 effectively marks the edge of the     
 Lincolnshire Fens.                    
 Features of the landscape are police  
 and British Telecom radar towers.     

Map of the area

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