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Fotherby
 
Fotherby Manor House
Fotherby Manor House
Fotherby Manor House

Fotherby, Manor House
Fotherby village
Fotherby village
Fotherby village

Fotherby is a small village in East Lindsey, 3 miles north of Louth.

Undated postcard.

Fotherby,
Fotherby, Railway Bridge
Fotherby, Railway Bridge
Fotherby, Railway Bridge

Little Grimsby Lane railway bridge on the former East Lincolnshire Railway.

"On 28 September 1991, the Lincolnshire Wolds Railway obtained a Light Railway Order authorising the reinstatement of the East Lincolnshire Railway between Waltham and the former Keddington Road level crossing near Louth, which would include the line through Fotherby"

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

National Grid Reference TF 322 910

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Fotherby, East Lincolnshire Railway Bridge
Fotherby, St Mary
Fotherby, St Mary
Fotherby, St Mary

St Mary’s was built by James Fowler in 1863 to replace an earlier church. The style throughout is Early English.

Fowler gave the porch a steeply pitched roof.

April 2016

Fotherby, St Mary church, James Fowler
Fotherby, St Mary
Fotherby, St Mary
Fotherby, St Mary

The chalk chancel has lancet windows and there are paired lancets to the nave.

All windows have decorative stonework round the arches.

April 2015

Fotherby, St Mary church
Fotherby, St Mary
Fotherby, St Mary
Fotherby, St Mary

The three-stage tower has plate tracery at the belfry stage and carries a sturdy broach spire.

April 2015

Fotherby, St Mary church
Fotherby, St Mary, Chancel
Fotherby, St Mary, Chancel
Fotherby, St Mary, Chancel

Looking east towards the sanctuary.

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Fotherby, St Mary church, image
Fotherby, St Mary, Chancel, Monument
Fotherby, St Mary, Chancel, Monument
Fotherby, St Mary, Chancel, Monument

In memory of Thomas Allenby d.1832 and family.

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Fotherby, St Mary church, image, Thomas Allenby
Fotherby, St Mary, Chancel, Monument
Fotherby, St Mary, Chancel, Monument
Fotherby, St Mary, Chancel, Monument

In memory of William Everitt Allenby d.1824 and family. 

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Fotherby, St Mary church, image
Fotherby, St Mary, Chancel, Sanctuary
Fotherby, St Mary, Chancel, Sanctuary
Fotherby, St Mary, Chancel, Sanctuary

A closer view of the sanctuary.

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Fotherby, St Mary church, image
Fotherby, St Mary, Chancel, Window
Fotherby, St Mary, Chancel, Window
Fotherby, St Mary, Chancel, Window

In memory of Gertrude Oyler d.1961.

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Fotherby, St Mary church, image, window stained glass
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave

The interior is red brick with stone bands, with two-colour brick round the arches in typical Fowler style.

This view looks towards the west and the tower arch in which medieval masonry has been used.

April 2015

Fotherby, St Mary church, interior, James Fowler
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave

Looking west towards the tower arch.

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Fotherby, St Mary church, image
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave

"Nave and chancel walls of red facing brick with flush ashlar bands and all rear arches are of polychromatic brick, and the cornice is dentillated. All fittings are C19"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1063137?section=official-list-entry 

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Fotherby, St Mary church, image
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave

"The tower arch incorporates some early C13 masonry including keeled responds and double chamfered arch, however the capitals are entirely C19"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1063137?section=official-list-entry 

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Fotherby, St Mary church, image
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave, Font
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave, Font
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave, Font
Fotherby, St Mary church, image, font
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave, Grant £65
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave, Grant £65
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave, Grant £65

The Society for Promoting the Enlargement, Building and Repair of Churches and Chapels was formed in 1818 and incorporated in 1828.

Fotherby received a grant of £65 in 1861 (the church was completed in 1863).

April 2015

Fotherby, St Mary, building grant
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave, Monument
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave, Monument
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave, Monument

In memory of Sophia Uvedale d.1813.

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Fotherby, St Mary church, image
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave, Monument
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave, Monument
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave, Monument

"IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF EDWARD KYME CORDEAUX, C.B.E., D.L. OF BRACKENBOROUGH LAWN, COLONEL, THE LINCOLNSHIRE REGIMENT, HIGH SHERIFF OF LINCOLNSHIRE 1925, BORN 7TH DECEMBER 1866, DIED 16TH JULY1946, AND OF HIS WIFE HILDA ELIZA AGAR CORDEAUX, M.B.E. BORN 27TH OCTOBER 1870, DIED 3RD APRIL 1946. 

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Fotherby, St Mary church, image, EDWARD KYME CORDEAUX
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave, Pulpit
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave, Pulpit
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave, Pulpit

C19 pulpit.

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Fotherby, St Mary church, image, pulpit
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave, War Memorial
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave, War Memorial
Fotherby, St Mary, Nave, War Memorial

First world war memorial with three names.

https://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/54273 

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Fotherby, St Mary church, image, war memorial
Fotherby, St Mary, Porch
Fotherby, St Mary, Porch
Fotherby, St Mary, Porch

"The steeply pitched gabled porch has a richly moulded outer door with floriate stops and an arched niche above. There are wooden side benches, trilobe side lights and a second moulded doorway within"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1063137?section=official-list-entry 

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Fotherby, St Mary church, image, porch
Fotherby, Sunday School
Fotherby, Sunday School
Fotherby, Sunday School

"Sunday school. 1837 ... West gable front has central renewed double doors under timber lintel, and above an ashlar plaque inscribed 1837"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1119674?section=official-list-entry 

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Fotherby, Sunday School
Fotherby, Vicarage
Fotherby, Vicarage
Fotherby, Vicarage

Undated postcard.

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919 states "The living is a discharged vicarage, consolidated by Order in Council, 23 Feb. 1891, with Little Grimsby, joint net yearly value £280, including 77 acres of glebe here, and in the gift, for the next presentation of the Lord Chancellor, who has two turns in three, the remaining turn belonging to and held since 1905 by the Rev. Waiter Farnsworth M.A. of Brasenose College, Oxford"

Fotherby, Vicarage