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Langton by Horncastle
 
Langton by Horncastle, St Margaret
Langton by Horncastle, St Margaret
Langton by Horncastle, St Margaret

Apart from a medieval north wall with evidence of a lost arcade, the church of St Margaret in Langton by Horncastle dates from 1890.

Its font is made up of fragments from Kirkstead Abbey and a former church in Horncastle. The pulpit and lectern were carved by J. Conway Walter, Rector in 1891.

There is a rare chrismatory, used to sprinkle a child with salt and oil before baptism, which was found in a moat.

Mark Acton, 2013

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Langton By Horncastle, St Margaret, Conway Walter, chrismatory, Kirkstead Abbey
Langton by Horncastle, St Margaret
Langton by Horncastle, St Margaret
Langton by Horncastle, St Margaret
April 2013
Langton By Horncastle, St Margaret
Langton by Horncastle, St Margaret
Langton by Horncastle, St Margaret
Langton by Horncastle, St Margaret
April 2013
Langton By Horncastle, St Margaret church
Langton by Horncastle, Windmill (1)
Langton by Horncastle, Windmill (1)
Langton by Horncastle, Windmill (1)

Langton Mill was built in 1861 by Charles Clark of Horncastle.

Jon Sass Collection, undated photograph

Langton By Horncastle, windmill, Jon Sass
Langton by Horncastle, Windmill (2)
Langton by Horncastle, Windmill (2)
Langton by Horncastle, Windmill (2)

Sails were removed and the mill abandoned in 1936 after a storm.

Location of mill: TF 245 695

Peter Kirk Collection, 1998
Langton By Horncastle, windmill, Peter Kirk