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West Pinchbeck, School / Village Hall
West Pinchbeck, School / Village Hall
West Pinchbeck, School / Village Hall

Former school located adjacent to St Bartholomew's Church.

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919 records a public elementary school :-

"Pinchbeck West (mixed & infants), built in 1849 & since enlarged, for 184 children; Geo. Moore, master"

DB 6 May 2018

West Pinchbeck, School, village hall
West Pinchbeck, School / Village Hall
West Pinchbeck, School / Village Hall
West Pinchbeck, School / Village Hall

Notice next to the entrance states

"VILLAGE HALL AND SCHOOL 1856 - 1965

Renovated into Village Hall and Officially Opened by Geoff Capes April 1994" 

Geoff Capes "is a British former shot putter, strongman and professional Highland Games competitor"

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

DB 6 May 2018

West Pinchbeck, School, village hall, Geoff Capes
West Pinchbeck, St Bartholomew
West Pinchbeck, St Bartholomew
West Pinchbeck, St Bartholomew

St Bartholomew’s was built by William Butterfield in 1849 and comprises nave, north aisle, chancel and a western bell-cote.

The light, spacious interior has a 4-bay arcade with painted angels above.

The rood screen dates from 1917.

September 2011

Pinchbeck West, St Bartholomew, William Butterfield
West Pinchbeck, St Bartholomew
West Pinchbeck, St Bartholomew
West Pinchbeck, St Bartholomew

St Bartholomew’s was built by William Butterfield in 1849 and comprises nave, north aisle, chancel and a western bell-cote.

The light, spacious interior has a 4-bay arcade with painted angels above.

The rood screen dates from 1917.

September 2011

Pinchbeck West, St Bartholomew, William Butterfield
West Pinchbeck, St Bartholomew
West Pinchbeck, St Bartholomew
West Pinchbeck, St Bartholomew

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919 states :-

"The church of St. Bartholomew, erected in 1849, is an edifice of stone in a modern style of Gothic, consisting of chancel, nave of four bays, north aisle, south porch, and a turret containing 2 bells:

the east windows of the chancel and north aisle are stained, and there is also a memorial window to the Rev. William Hooson M.A. vicar here 1876-96:

a rood screen was erected in the church in 1917 as a war memorial:

the church was restored in 1897, and affords 350 sittings.

The register dates from the year 1850.

The living is a vicarage, net yearly value £205, with residence, in the gift of the vicar of Pinchbeck, and held since 1918 by the Rev. Edwyn Lisle Marsden"

DB 30 April 2010

West Pinchbeck, Saint Bartholomew, church
West Pinchbeck, St Bartholomew, Chancel
West Pinchbeck, St Bartholomew, Chancel
West Pinchbeck, St Bartholomew, Chancel

Looking east towards the sanctuary.

Flower festival in progress. 

DB 6 May 2018

West Pinchbeck, Saint Bartholomew, church
West Pinchbeck, St Bartholomew, Chancel, War Memorial Screen
West Pinchbeck, St Bartholomew, Chancel, War Memorial Screen
West Pinchbeck, St Bartholomew, Chancel, War Memorial Screen

Looking east from the nave towards the rood screen. 

A plaque states :-

"THIS SCREEN WAS ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTIONS AS A WAR MEMORIAL AND WAS DEDICATED BY THE LORD BISHOP OF LINCOLN. JULY 28TH 1917" 

DB 30 April 2010

West Pinchbeck, Saint Bartholomew, church, rood screen, war memorial
West Pinchbeck, St Bartholomew, Chancel, War Memorial Screen
West Pinchbeck, St Bartholomew, Chancel, War Memorial Screen
West Pinchbeck, St Bartholomew, Chancel, War Memorial Screen

Brass plaques fixed to the screen recording names of the fallen.

Two larger plaques on the right for the First World War "REMEMBER BEFORE GOD THESE MEN WHO DIED FOR ENGLAND".

Smaller plaque on the left for the Second World War "THEY GAVE THEIR ALL 1939 - 1945" 

DB 6 May 2018

West Pinchbeck, Saint Bartholomew, church
West Pinchbeck, St Bartholomew, Nave
West Pinchbeck, St Bartholomew, Nave
West Pinchbeck, St Bartholomew, Nave

Looking east towards the rood screen and chancel.

DB 6 May 2018

West Pinchbeck, Saint Bartholomew, church
West Pinchbeck, St Bartholomew, Nave, Pulpit
West Pinchbeck, St Bartholomew, Nave, Pulpit
West Pinchbeck, St Bartholomew, Nave, Pulpit
West Pinchbeck, Saint Bartholomew, church, pulpit