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Harmston, All Saints
Harmston, All Saints
Harmston, All Saints

All Saints in Harmston has an early Norman tower with a Perpendicular pinnacle top. The rest of the building dates from 1868.

The chancel contains notable eighteenth-century monuments to Sir George and Sir Samuel Thorold.

In the churchyard lies John Willson, killed whilst erecting the statue of George III on top of the Dunston Pillar in 1810.

Mark Acton, 2013

Harmston, All Saints church
Harmston, Harmston Hall
Harmston, Harmston Hall
Harmston, Harmston Hall

Built 1710 for Sir George Thorold who was Lord Major of London 171920.

Estate sold 1898 to Nathaniel Clayton Cockburn, a grandson of Nathaniel Clayton, the Lincoln iron founder. 

Bought by the Lincolnshire Joint Board for the Mentally Defective, who opened it in 1935 as a 'Colony for Mental Defectives'.

Hospital closed in 1989 and is now a private residence. 

DB 3 April 2018

Harmston, Hall, Sir George Thorold, Clayton, Lincolnshire Joint Board for the Mentally Defective