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town in North Lincolnshire, England

Scunthorpe is a town near the M180 motorway and the M181 motorway in Lincolnshire, England. The ending of the name in thorpe meaning new village in Norse, show it was a Viking settlement.[1]


  1. "BBC - History - Legacy of the Vikings". 2011 [last update]. Retrieved 26 June 2011. Check date values in: |year= (help)