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Bourne
 
Bourne, Angel Hotel
Bourne, Angel Hotel
Bourne, Angel Hotel

"On site of earlier hotel, but a complete 'Tudor' rebuild of circa 1860"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1241951 

DB 8 July 2019

Bourne, Angel Hotel
Bourne, Baldock's Water Mill
Bourne, Baldock's Water Mill
Bourne, Baldock's Water Mill

"Baldock's Mill (1800), once a corn-grinding water mill, together with the miller's house, has been converted by Bourne Civic Society to serve as the town's Heritage Centre.

It houses many interesting artefacts, most recently a water-wheel has been installed and a newly created replica of a Charles Frederick Worth dress is on display"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bourne,_Lincolnshire 

"Right Hand Section House attached to mill. Early to mid C19 ... Middle and left hand section probably late C18 and early C19"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1260253 

DB 12 September 2015

Bourne, Baldock's Water Mill
Bourne, Baldock's Water Mill
Bourne, Baldock's Water Mill
Bourne, Baldock's Water Mill

Looking towards the corn mill across Bourne Eau the source of its power.

Tower of Bourne Abbey Church visible in the background.

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1909 states "In a field at the west end of the town is a spring called "Peter's Pool," or "Well Head," the water from which flows in a strong stream eastwards, driving three mills within half a mile from its source; from the Quay, in Eastgate, it is a navigable river by statute, and is called the Bourne Eau, joining the river Glen at Tongue End; from this stream the town is supposed to derive its name"

DB 18 July 2020

Bourne, Baldock's Water Mill
Bourne, Baldock's Water Mill
Bourne, Baldock's Water Mill
Bourne, Baldock's Water Mill

Interior of the mill has been converted into an excellent heritage centre by the Bourne Civic Society.

https://www.bournecivicsociety.org.uk/theheritagecentre.html 

DB 12 September 2015

Bourne, Baldock's Water Mill
Bourne, Baptist Chapel
Bourne, Baptist Chapel
Bourne, Baptist Chapel

"1835. 2 storeys. Simple classical front in ashlar with pilasters at corners ...  Interior - attractive iron balustrade to platform and pulpit steps"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1241973 

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1889 states "The Baptist chapel, erected in 1835, at a cost of £1,700, has 500 sittings"

DB 8 July 2019

Bourne, Baptist Chapel, Church
Bourne, Bourne Abbey School
Bourne, Bourne Abbey School
Bourne, Bourne Abbey School

"Originally opened in 1877 as Star Lane Board School the original building was two schoolrooms and an attached schoolmaster's house.

The architect was Charles Bell of 4 Union Street, London and the contractors Messrs George and William Priest of Grantham, built at a cost of £3,727"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bourne_Abbey_Church_of_England_Academy 

Now Bourne Abbey Church of England Primary Academy.

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1885 states "Board, Star lane, erected in 1874 at a cost of £3,727, for 480 children; average attendance 350; John Derry, master ; Miss Clara Ward, mistress ; Miss Emma Blaxter, infants' mistress"

Abbey Road previously known as Star Lane. 

DB 18 July 2020 

Bourne, Bourne Abbey School, Star Lane Board School, Charles Bell
Bourne, Brook Lodge
Bourne, Brook Lodge
Bourne, Brook Lodge

"Built in 1776 by Reverend H Hyde as the Vicarage of the Abbey Church"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1260248 

DB 18 July 2020  

Bourne, Brook Lodge
Bourne, Burghley Street Chapel
Bourne, Burghley Street Chapel
Bourne, Burghley Street Chapel

Chapel located in Burghley Street but unclear what denomination.

The sign reads "You are invited to a preaching of the WORD of GOD each Lord's day at 6-30pm. if the Lord will"

DB 20 August 2020

Bourne, Chapel
Bourne, Burghley Arms
Bourne, Burghley Arms
Bourne, Burghley Arms

A much altered building, with modern Tudor style windows and coach arch.

Listed by English Heritage as the birthplace of William Cecil, chief advisor to Elizabeth 1st.

Frank Robinson, September 2011

Bourne, Burghley Arms hotel, William Cecil
Bourne, Castle Farm
Bourne, Castle Farm
Bourne, Castle Farm

Located near the center of Bourne on the site of the former castle. 

"The Norman castle built by Baldwin FitzGilbert was reputed to stand on the same site as the Saxon Manor which was the home of Hereward the Wake.

This was destroyed after being used by Cromwell's troops in 1645 and a farmhouse was built on the site, which is this building.

Early C18 or before"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1260271 

DB 20 August 2020

Bourne, Castle Farm, Well Head Cottage, Baldwin FitzGilbert, Hereward the Wake
Bourne, Castle, St Peter's Pool
Bourne, Castle, St Peter's Pool
Bourne, Castle, St Peter's Pool

St Peter's Pool and the site of Bourne Castle.

"A Norman castle was built by Baldwin FitzGilbert (son of Gilbert Fitz Richard, of the De Clare family).

In medieval times there was motte and double bailey castle which formed an unusual concentric plan.

The castle was destroyed after being used by Cromwell's troops in 1645 and a farmhouse was built on the site.

Traces of the enclosed mound and inner and outer moats are all that now survive.

The land is now a park, known as the Well Head, owned by the Bourne United Charities and is open to the public"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bourne_Castle 

DB 20 August 2020

Bourne, Castle, St Peter's Pool, Baldwin FitzGilbert
Bourne, Cawthorpe Hall
Bourne, Cawthorpe Hall
Bourne, Cawthorpe Hall

The house, built in 1819, was later the home of Robert Gardner, the Bourne bank manager turned artist, who lived here until he died in 1926 and he added a large studio with great atelier-style windows to catch the light for his painting.

T R Leach Collection, c.1990

Cawrthorpe, Bourne, Cawthorpe Hall
Bourne, Cecil, William - Memorial Plaque
Bourne, Cecil, William - Memorial Plaque
Bourne, Cecil, William - Memorial Plaque

William Cecil (1520-1598), English statesman and chief adviser of Queen Elizabeth I, was born in Bourne in the building which - much altered - is the Burghley Arms.

This plaque is fixed to the west facade of the inn facing the major road junction in the centre of the town.

October 2020
Bourne, William Cecil, plaque
Bourne, Cedars Footbridge
Bourne, Cedars Footbridge
Bourne, Cedars Footbridge

"Attractive small cast iron bridge, with gates, probably mid C19, crossing the stream near the west front of the Abbey Church in Church Lane"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1241965 

DB 18 July 2020 

Bourne, Cedars Footbridge
Bourne, Crown Public House
Bourne, Crown Public House
Bourne, Crown Public House

"Mid C19 front elevation in stucco and roughcast may conceal C18 origin"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1273002 

There is a reference in Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1905 "Chadwick James Albert, brewers' traveller, Crown hotel"

Now Scrivens Opticians.

DB 20 August 2020

Bourne, Crown, Public House
Bourne, Dyke Smock Mill (1)
Bourne, Dyke Smock Mill (1)
Bourne, Dyke Smock Mill (1)

This rare mill was erected in eighteenth century in Deeping Fen as a pumping engine.

It was moved to Dyke in 1845 and converted to corn milling.

Jon Sass Collection, c.1900

Bourne, Dyke, Somerfield's Mill, smock mill, Jon Sass
Bourne, Dyke Smock Mill (2)
Bourne, Dyke Smock Mill (2)
Bourne, Dyke Smock Mill (2)

Somerfield's smock mill at Dyke near Bourne ceased to operate in 1927 when a sail was lost.

Location of mill: TF 103 226

Peter Kirk Collection, 2002

 

 

 

Bourne, Dyke smock mill, Peter Kirk
Bourne, Golden Lion
Bourne, Golden Lion
Bourne, Golden Lion

"Late C18 or early C19"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1243326 

The Rutland & Stamford Mercury reports, 31 December 2019, that "Plans to turn the Golden Lion Public House in Bourne into a private property have been received by South Kesteven District Council"

DB 8 July 2019

Bourne, Golden Lion, Public House
Bourne, House
Bourne, House
Bourne, House

"A well proportioned mid C18 house of 3 storeys"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1241970 

Now Montaz Indian Restaurant located at 12 West Street.

DB 20 August 2020

Bourne, House, Montaz
Bourne, Institute (Pyramid Club)
Bourne, Institute (Pyramid Club)
Bourne, Institute (Pyramid Club)

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919 has an entry "The Bourne Institute, in West street, has reading, card and ladies' rooms on ground floor and a billiard room and library on first floor; there is also a large room for concerts and entertainments"

Now the Pyramid Club for snooker & pool.

DB 8 July 2019 

 

Bourne, Institute, Pyramid Club
Bourne, Manning, Frederick - Blue Plaque
Bourne, Manning, Frederick - Blue Plaque
Bourne, Manning, Frederick - Blue Plaque

Frederick Manning (1882-1935), poet and novelist, was born in Sydney, Australia and moved to UK to live with his friend Rev Arthur Galton in the rectory at Edenham in 1903.

He served in the First World War and, after Galtonís death, lived some of the time at the Bull Hotel in Bourne, where this plaque is located.

July 2011
Bourne, Arthur Galton
Bourne, Masons Arms
Bourne, Masons Arms
Bourne, Masons Arms
Bourne, Masons Arms, public house
Bourne, Nags Head
Bourne, Nags Head
Bourne, Nags Head

Inns & Taverns listed in White's Directory of Lincolnshire 1856 were :-

Angel Hotel, (posting.) Hy. Bott

Anchor, Ann Carter

Bull Hotel, (posting,) Edward Eldret

Crown, John Gibson, and hay dlr

Crown, John Makings

Golden Lion, John Bray

Horse and Groom, Wm. Pearce

Marquis of Granby, Chas. Brand

Mason's Arms, Fdk. Geo. Palmer

Nag's Head, Edward Banton

Red Lion, Edward Howett

Six Bells, Thomas Pearce

Windmill, Wm. Banks

DB 8 July 2019

Bourne, Nags Head, Public House
Bourne, National School
Bourne, National School
Bourne, National School

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1909 states "The Old National School, in North street, built in 1829, is now used for the purposes of technical education, under the direction of a local committee cooperating with the county council"

DB 20 August 2020

Bourne, National School
Bourne, Old Grammar School (in churchyard)
Bourne, Old Grammar School (in churchyard)
Bourne, Old Grammar School (in churchyard)

"1678. Single storey building in red and vitrified brick"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1241967

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1889 states :- 

"Grammar, Churchyard, founded in the year 1636 by Wm. Trollope esq. of Bourn, who bequeathed a yearly rentcharge of £78 out of the lands called "Saint Lombardi" in Weston, and to pay £30 yearly to the schoolmaster, £30 to six poor & aged men occupying the almshouses, & to expend the remainder in repairing the buildings & in finding clothing & fuel for the almspeople ; Lord Kesteven & the vicar of Bourn are the trustees; The Rev. Henry Robert Field Canham B.A. St. John's College, Cambridge, master"

DB 18 July 2020 

Bourne, Old Grammar School (in churchyard)
Bourne, Public Hall & Corn Exchange
Bourne, Public Hall & Corn Exchange
Bourne, Public Hall & Corn Exchange

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1913 states :-
 

"The Public Hall and Corn Exchange in Abbey road, erected by a company in 1870, at a cost of £2,000, including land and fittings, is a structure of red brick with stone dressings, and has a large hall, with stage and retiring rooms, in which also the corn market is held, and capable of seating 700 people"

DB 8 July 2019

Bourne, Public Hall
Bourne, Public Hall & Corn Exchange
Bourne, Public Hall & Corn Exchange
Bourne, Public Hall & Corn Exchange

"3 Abbey Road. 1870. Built for the Bourne Public Hall and Corn Exchange Company Limited.

The architect was Charles Bell of London and the contract for the construction work went to Robert Young of Lincoln in May 1870, after his tender of £1,150 was accepted.

Construction work was carried out during the summer months and the corn market opened for business in October.

The controlling company was wound up in June 1938 when it was sold to Bourne Urban District Council.

In the local government reorganisation of 1974 ownership passed to South Kesteven District Council.

The Corn exchange was substantially extended and rebuilt in 1990"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corn_exchanges_in_England 

DB 8 July 2019

Bourne, Public Hall
Bourne, Public Hall & Corn Exchange
Bourne, Public Hall & Corn Exchange
Bourne, Public Hall & Corn Exchange

Original ashlar plaque inset in a modern wall.

DB 8 July 2019

Bourne, Public Hall & Corn Exchange
Bourne, Railway Station Complex
Bourne, Railway Station Complex
Bourne, Railway Station Complex

This fine brick warehouse is on the site of the former Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway line and part of the station complex at Bourne.

The M&GNJR line between Saxby (Leicestershire) in the west and Bourne was opened in 1893 to link up with the company's earlier cross-country line to Sutton Bridge and Kings Lynn.

The Great Northern Railway also ran a north-south line (Sleaford to Stamford) through the town.

Chris Lester, 2004
Bourne, railway, MGNJR, warehouse,
Bourne, Red Lion
Bourne, Red Lion
Bourne, Red Lion

Listed in White's Directory of Lincolnshire 1856 "Red Lion, Edward Howett"

Kelly's Directory 1885 states "MARKET DEEPING & PETERBOROUGH - The Eastern Counties Railway goods van, John Scotney, leaves 'Red Lion,' Bourn, about 2 p.m. on thurs. & 7 p.m. on sat. in summer & 2 p.m. in winter, returning same day. Goods are received at the 'Red Lion'.

and "Horner Edward, Red Lion P.H. South st"

DB 20 August 2020

Bourne, Red Lion, Public House
Bourne, Red Hall
Bourne, Red Hall
Bourne, Red Hall

Red Hall, of c1600, was used as a passenger station and station master's house from the arrival of the railway in Bourne in 1861 until it closed in 1959 (although a goods branch remained until 1965).

From the grounds a glimpse can be had of the goods warehouse.

Bourne, railway, station, Red Hall,
Bourne, Red Hall
Bourne, Red Hall
Bourne, Red Hall

A photograph of the Red Hall when in use as the principal station building.

This, the south elevation, has a two-storey porch flanked by Tuscan columns.

T R Leach Collection, undated postcard

Bourne, Red Hall
Bourne, Shippon Barn
Bourne, Shippon Barn
Bourne, Shippon Barn

"Part of former farm buildings"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1241937 

Located immediately adjacent to the site of Bourne Castle and supposedly built with materials taken from the castle. 

DB 20 August 2020

Bourne, Shippon Barn, Bourne Castle
Bourne, South Street
Bourne, South Street
Bourne, South Street

This view of Bourne Abbey (the church of St Peter and St Paul) is from the south.

South Street, A15 trunk road, became much busier than suggested by this scene.

undated postcard

Bourne, South Street
Bourne, St Gilbert, Roman Catholic Church
Bourne, St Gilbert, Roman Catholic Church
Bourne, St Gilbert, Roman Catholic Church

Built 1976 architect Thomas E. Wilson.

https://taking-stock.org.uk/building/bourne-st-gilbert/ 

DB 8 July 2019

Bourne, St Gilbert
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul

The tower, aisle and clerestory seen here, date from the 15th century.

Frank Robinson, September 2011

Bourne, St Peter & St Paul church
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul

General view of the abbey church from the south-east. Some of the building demonstates Early English style and some Perpendicular.

The chancel was restored in 1895.

October 2017

Bourne,
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul

"Bourne Abbey and the Parish Church of St. Peter and St. Paul is a scheduled Grade I church in Bourne, Lincolnshire, England.

The building remains in parochial use, despite the 16th-century Dissolution, as the nave was used by the parish, probably from the time of the foundation of the abbey in 1138"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bourne_Abbey 

Peter Kirk Collection, 18 May 1997

"Bourne Abbey, Saint Peter & Saint Paul, Church
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul, capital
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul, capital
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul, capital

Scalloped capital in the arcade between the nave and the south aisle.

October 2017

Bourne, capital St Peter & St Paul
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul, Interior View
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul, Interior View
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul, Interior View

The nave retains the Norman arcades of the 12th century abbey church, although the north aisle was restored by Edward Browning in 1868-9.

October 2017

Bourne, St Peter & St Paul, interior, Edward Browning
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul, Interior View
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul, Interior View
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul, Interior View

Undated post card.

"When the priory was dissolved in 1540 the church was retained for the parish.

The 4-bay nave arcading is the only Norman work to survive, each side being borne on massive piers with scalloped capitals.

The aisles were widened in the C15"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1260249 

Bourne, Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul, south chapel
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul, south chapel
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul, south chapel

The chapel in the south aisle looking east.

October 2017

Bourne, St Peter & St Paul, south chapel
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul, sundial
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul, sundial
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul, sundial

Sundial in the gable over the south transept.

October 2017

Bourne, St Peter & St Paul church, sundial
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul, window
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul, window
Bourne, St Peter & St Paul, window

Window in Perpendicular style in the south aisle.

October 2017

Bourne, window, St Peter & St Paul
Bourne, Town Hall
Bourne, Town Hall
Bourne, Town Hall

"1821. Bryan Browning, Architect. Small classical hall"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1242224

DB 20 August 2020

Bourne, Town Hall, Bryan Browning
Bourne, Tudor Cottages (Trollope Bedehouses)
Bourne, Tudor Cottages (Trollope Bedehouses)
Bourne, Tudor Cottages (Trollope Bedehouses)

"2 cottages, also known as Trollope Bedehouses ... Excavations in 1933 showed the foundations of a large house on this and the adjoining site, possibly occupied by Sir John Thimbleby, one of the leaders of the Pilgrimage of Grace in 1536"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1243149 

DB 20 August 2020  

Bourne, Tudor Cottages, Trollope Bedehouses
Bourne, Tudor Cottages (Trollope Bedehouses)
Bourne, Tudor Cottages (Trollope Bedehouses)
Bourne, Tudor Cottages (Trollope Bedehouses)

"Plaque with date 1636, but building has been much modernised"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1243149 

DB 18 July 2020  

Bourne, Tudor Cottages, Trollope Bedehouses
Bourne, United Reformed Church
Bourne, United Reformed Church
Bourne, United Reformed Church

This unusual building on Eastgate was built as a Congregational Church in 1846.

EN, August 2019

Bourne, United Reformed Church
Bourne, United Reformed Church
Bourne, United Reformed Church
Bourne, United Reformed Church

Side entrance from Spalding Road dated 1899. 

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1909 has a listing "Congregational, Victoria place, Rev. J. Comyn Jones, 11 a.m. & 6.30 p.m. ; wed. 7.30 p.m"

DB 18 July 2020

Bourne, United Reformed Church, Congregational
Bourne, Vestry Hall (Plymouth Brethren)
Bourne, Vestry Hall (Plymouth Brethren)
Bourne, Vestry Hall (Plymouth Brethren)

Located off North Street behind the old National School. 

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1909 has an entry "Plymouth Brethren, North street; 6.30 p.m"

DB 8 July 2019

Bourne, Vestry Hall, Plymouth Brethren
Bourne, Victoria Place
Bourne, Victoria Place
Bourne, Victoria Place

"Early C17 ... plaque "Thomas Dawkins Anno Domini 1666""

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1243172 

DB 18 July 2020 

Bourne, Victoria Place
Bourne, Wake House, birthplace of Frederick Worth
Bourne, Wake House, birthplace of Frederick Worth
Bourne, Wake House, birthplace of Frederick Worth

Frederick Worth, son of a solicitor, was born in this house - now known as Wake House - in North Street Bourne on 13 October 1825.

Worth became an internationally acclaimed couturier and fashion designer in Paris.

October 2020


Bourne, Frederick Worth, Wake House
Bourne, War Memorial
Bourne, War Memorial
Bourne, War Memorial

Cenotaph in memorial garden.

"IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF BOURNE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY ... "

Unveiled 1957.

https://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/3727  

DB 8 July 2019

Bourne, War Memorial, Cenotaph
Bourne, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel
Bourne, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel
Bourne, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel

"Methodist Church 1839 Thames Pilkington ... Interior gallery (dated 1867) with decorated frontal other victorian fittings, complete but unexceptional"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1260237 

Colin Shepherdson in A Brief History of the Bourne Circuit states that :-

"The Society was formed in 1809 and used a room in John Brown's cottage in Star Lane, now known as Abbey Road.

The first chapel was built in 1812 in Abbey Road, but standing well back from the road.

A second chapel, erected in front of the old one and which was retained for use as a Sunday school, was opened on the 23.3.1842 facing Abbey Road.

A gallery was added in 1867 and a new organ opened on the 17.11.1920.

The slate roof was replaced with asbestos sheeting in 1953.

Plans were drawn up for the erection of new schoolrooms and hall and the first phase completed in November 1958.

The second phase involved the demolition of the first chapel, in 1964 and was completed with the opening of the new church hall on the 23.5.1965.

The church was declared unsafe in 1987 and the congregation continued to worship using the church hall.

The church, a Grade II listed building, remained unused whilst plans were drawn up to make it safe, more suitable to current needs and whilst the congregation raised the considerable sums necessary to complete the work.

The church was gutted, repaired, made safe and reopened on the 6.10.1995 as a two storey building.

Plans to replace the balcony, which has been removed, with a floor of schoolrooms have not yet been implemented. The church is still in use with a membership of 110" 

DB 8 July 2019 

Bourne, Wesleyan Methodist, Thames Pilkington
Bourne, Worth, Charles - Blue Plaque
Bourne, Worth, Charles - Blue Plaque
Bourne, Worth, Charles - Blue Plaque
Charles Frederick Worth (1825-1895) was a fashion designer, founder of the House of Worth and, in the opinion of most, the father of haute couture.

He left Bourne to work in textile stores in London before moving to Paris in 1846. He married a French woman and spent the remainder of his life in the city.

This plaque is on his birthplace in North Street, Bourne.

October 2020

Bourne, Frederick Worth