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Wragby, All Saints
Wragby, All Saints
Wragby, All Saints

All Saints was built in 1839 by W A Nicholson of Lincoln and funded by the Turnors, who owned most of the village.

It is a large church with a relatively short chancel which Nicholson had intended to be longer.

August 2013

Wragby, All Saints church, W A Nicholson
Wragby, All Saints
Wragby, All Saints
Wragby, All Saints

Built in pale yellow local brick by W A Nicholson, All Saints’ dates from 1839 and was built for the Turnor family.

The church has tall lancet windows, gabled buttresses and tall pinnacles.

The sizable interior has a west gallery and a rare early organ.

August 2013

Wragby, All Saints church, W A Nicholson, Turnor
Wragby, All Saints
Wragby, All Saints
Wragby, All Saints

View from the gallery.

DB 12 May 2018

Wragby, Church, All Saints
Wragby, All Saints, Ewer
Wragby, All Saints, Ewer
Wragby, All Saints, Ewer

Ewer used for filling font. On display for the West Lindsey Churches Festival.

DB 12 May 2018

Wragby, Church, All Saints, Ewer
Wragby, All Saints, Font
Wragby, All Saints, Font
Wragby, All Saints, Font

"C19 octagonal stone font on tall pedestal, with ogee hood"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1147509 

DB 12 May 2018

Wragby, Church, All Saints, Font
Wragby, All Saints, War Memorial
Wragby, All Saints, War Memorial
Wragby, All Saints, War Memorial

Located north wall of nave.

"Two oak boards upon which are fixed brass plaques"

https://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/54070 

DB 12 May 2018 

Wragby, Church, All Saints, war memorial
Wragby, All Saints, Water Stoup
Wragby, All Saints, Water Stoup
Wragby, All Saints, Water Stoup

"Medieval water stoup located in the porch"

http://www.churchesfestival.info/2014/03/wragby-all-saints.html 

DB 12 May 2018

Wragby, Church, All Saints, water stoup
Wragby, Brian's Pickles, Cemetery Road
Wragby, Brian's Pickles, Cemetery Road
Wragby, Brian's Pickles, Cemetery Road

Delicious pickles to be had in Wragby until Brian retired in 2016.

DB 18 December 2015

Wragby, Brian's Pickles
Wragby, Market Place
Wragby, Market Place
Wragby, Market Place

This undated photograph looks northwards towards the junction of the A158 and B1202 roads.

The west side of the Market Place, seen here on the left, is relatively unchanged today.

undated postcard 

Wragby, Market Place
Wragby, Methodist Chapel
Wragby, Methodist Chapel
Wragby, Methodist Chapel

The Methodist Church in Wragby, built in 1894, is typical of the late 19th century / Edwardian style. The sanctuary is on the right, the school room and 'facilities' are on the left.

June 2017

Wragby, Methodist Chapel Wesleyan
Wragby, Methodist Chapel
Wragby, Methodist Chapel
Wragby, Methodist Chapel

The former Wesleyan chapel in Church Street was opened in September 1894 on the site of an earlier chapel built in 1809.

June 2017

Wragby, Methodist Wesleyan Chapel
Wragby, Methodist Chapel
Wragby, Methodist Chapel
Wragby, Methodist Chapel

Inscription located inner entrance. Records erection of the church in 1894.

Architect John Wills, Derby & London.

Builders Messers Thompson & Sons, Louth  

DB 12 May 2018

Wragby, Methodist Church, John Wills, Thompson & Sons
Wragby, Methodist Chapel
Wragby, Methodist Chapel
Wragby, Methodist Chapel

Internal view during the West Lindsey Churches festival with a display of rural crafts.

The pipe organ, which is also a war memorial, can bee seen on the left.

DB 12 May 2018

Wragby, Methodist Church,
Wragby, Methodist Chapel, Font
Wragby, Methodist Chapel, Font
Wragby, Methodist Chapel, Font

 

DB 12 May 2018

Wragby, Methodist Church, Font
Wragby, Methodist Chapel, Organ & War Memorial
Wragby, Methodist Chapel, Organ & War Memorial
Wragby, Methodist Chapel, Organ & War Memorial

Report in the Horncastle News Wednesday 18 September 2013

"The organ, built in 1921 as the town’s memorial to those who fell in the Great War 1914-18, has undergone extensive restoration work in recent months"

https://www.horncastlenews.co.uk/news/wragby-methodist-church-memorial-organ-restored-1-5501270

DB 12 May 2018

Wragby, Methodist Church, war memorial, organ
Wragby, Methodist Chapel, War Memorial
Wragby, Methodist Chapel, War Memorial
Wragby, Methodist Chapel, War Memorial

Report in the Horncastle News Wednesday 18 September 2013

"The organ, built in 1921 as the town’s memorial to those who fell in the Great War 1914-18, has undergone extensive restoration work in recent months.

As part of the organ’s restoration, a new plaque has been placed in a prominent position on the outer wall of the church, giving the details of those who died in the two World Wars"

https://www.horncastlenews.co.uk/news/wragby-methodist-church-memorial-organ-restored-1-5501270

DB 12 May 2018

Wragby, Methodist Church, war memorial
Wragby, Old Grammar School
Wragby, Old Grammar School
Wragby, Old Grammar School

A grammar school was founded in Wragby in 1632 by William Hansard. It was rebuilt by the parish in 1775 and this is the building which survives today.

In the late nineteenth century the building was used as an infants’ school. The building has recently been restored.

June 2017

Wragby, grammar school, William Hansard
Wragby, Station
Wragby, Station
Wragby, Station

Former station building built by the Louth and Lincoln Railway.

" The station opened for freight in 1874 and passenger traffic in 1876. The passenger service from Bardney to Louth was withdrawn in 1951 but freight service continued until 1960 when the station was completely closed"

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

DB 12 May 2018 

Wragby, Station, Louth and Lincoln Railway
Wragby, Turnor Arms, Market Place
Wragby, Turnor Arms, Market Place
Wragby, Turnor Arms, Market Place

Takes it's name from the Turnor family who were squires of the Panton estate, including Wragby.

DB 7 March 2018

Wragby, Turnor Arms, Public House
Wragby, Windmill
Wragby, Windmill
Wragby, Windmill

Milling by steam power replaced wind in 1903 and an oil engine was used later. It is Grade II listed.

Peter Kirk Collection, 1997

Wragby, windmill, Peter Kirk
Wragby, Windmill (1)
Wragby, Windmill (1)
Wragby, Windmill (1)

The mill on Bardney Road was built in 1831 with seven storeys and six sails.

Jon Sass Collection, photograph c.1903

Wragby, windmill, Jon Sass
Wragby, Windmill (2)
Wragby, Windmill (2)
Wragby, Windmill (2)

Wragby windmill at the turn of the new century, refurbished and 're-tarred'.

Location of mill: TF 131 778 

Peter Kirk Collection, 2000

See another image of this mill

Wragby, windmill, Peter Kirk