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Dry Doddington
 
Dry Doddington, School
Dry Doddington, School
Dry Doddington, School

Former school now village hall.

"The school was built as a National School in 1872 and was closed on 21 May 1926.

It re-opened on 14 January 1929 for children under the age of nine years (older children being transferred to Claypole and Long Bennington Schools).

The school was again closed on 28 March 1961, with the children transferred to Claypole and Long Bennington Schools"

https://www.lincstothepast.com/DRY-DODDINGTON-CE-SCHOOL/727430.record?pt=S 

DB 5 September 2018

Dry Doddington, School, village hall
Dry Doddington, St James
Dry Doddington, St James
Dry Doddington, St James

The early fourteenth-century tower of St James, Dry Doddington, leans at an angle of 5.1 (more than the Leaning Tower of Pisa).

North & south arcades are circa 1300.

The nave & chancel exterior walls are from the 1876-77 restoration.

Mark Acton, 2015

Dry Doddington, St James, PIsa
Dry Doddington, St James
Dry Doddington, St James
Dry Doddington, St James

View from the south-west (before the removal of iron railings).

Peter Kirk Collection, 1990

Dry Doddington, St James
Dry Doddington, St James
Dry Doddington, St James
Dry Doddington, St James

"Parish Church now church. Early C12, late C13, early C14, 1876-7"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1253449 

DB 5 September 2018

Dry Doddington, Saint James, Church
Dry Doddington, St James, South Door
Dry Doddington, St James, South Door
Dry Doddington, St James, South Door

Detail of south door. 

"early C12 doorway with chevroned round headed arch and jambs, hood mould, and mask head label stops"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1253449 

DB 5 September 2018

Dry Doddington, Saint James, Church, door
Dry Doddington, St James, Tower
Dry Doddington, St James, Tower
Dry Doddington, St James, Tower

" Early C14 tower of coursed rubble with ashlar quoins and of 2 stages"

"Squat broach spire with 4 large lucarnces alternating directions with 4 very small ones above.

Tower and spire lean towards the west"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1253449 

DB 5 September 2018

Dry Doddington, Saint James, Church, tower
Dry Doddington, Telephone Kiosk, Type KX300
Dry Doddington, Telephone Kiosk, Type KX300
Dry Doddington, Telephone Kiosk, Type KX300

Former telephone kiosk next to the Wheatsheaf Inn.

Now used to house defibrillator.

DB 5 September 2018

Dry Doddington, Telephone Kiosk, KX300, defibrillator
Dry Doddington, Village Sign
Dry Doddington, Village Sign
Dry Doddington, Village Sign

"Shona McCallin, MBE (born 18 May 1992) is a member of Great Britain women's national field hockey team and an Olympic gold medalist at the 2016 Summer Olympics."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shona_McCallin
 
DB 5 September 2018
Dry Doddington, Shona McCallin, birthplace
Dry Doddington, Wheatsheaf Inn
Dry Doddington, Wheatsheaf Inn
Dry Doddington, Wheatsheaf Inn

Kelley's Directory of Lincolnshire 1876 lists the Wheatsheaf with William Webster as its landlord.

Notice in the pub window stating that it was now closed. 

DB 5 September 2018

Dry Doddington, Wheatsheaf Inn, Public House
Dry Doddington, Wheatsheaf Inn
Dry Doddington, Wheatsheaf Inn
Dry Doddington, Wheatsheaf Inn

Another view of the Wheatsheaf Inn with Saint James Church in the background.

DB 5 September 2018

Dry Doddington, Wheatsheaf Inn, Public House