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Alvingham
 
Alvingham, Canal Lock
Alvingham, Canal Lock
Alvingham, Canal Lock

The lock at Alvingham was one of eight on the Louth Navigation which linked Louth to the sea near Tetney.

The canal was designed by John Grundy, and opened in 1770, remaining in use until 1924.

This view shows the unusual concave brick sections which make up the lock wall. This design enabled the walls to resist lateral ground pressure more effectively.

Frank Robinson, 2011

See Louth Navigation, a history: Stuart Sizer

Alvingham, canal, Grundy, lock, Navigation, Louth,
Alvingham, St. Adelwold
Alvingham, St. Adelwold
Alvingham, St. Adelwold

The church of St. Adelwold, Alvingham, shares a churchyard with St. Mary's of North Cockerington.

It has a 13th century tower, Perpendicular nave windows and a brick chancel of 1806.

Mark Acton, 2008


Alvingham,
Alvingham, St. Adelwold
Alvingham, St. Adelwold
Alvingham, St. Adelwold

The tower of St Adelwold's church dates from the late thirteenth century.

The church was restored by W G Watkins in 1933 after a period of disuse.

Peter Kirk Collection, 1996

Alvingham, St Adelwold church, W G Watkins
Alvingham, Watermill
Alvingham, Watermill
Alvingham, Watermill

Alvingham watermill is close to the Louth Navigation about 3 miles north east of Louth (TF 367914).

The present structure dates from the eighteenth century with nineteenth-century alterations.

The breast shot waterwheel, 11 feet in diameter, is driven by water taken from the nearby river Lud.

In the 1970s, the mill was restored to full working order.

There has been a mill on this site since the 12th century.

Frank Robinson, 2011

Alvingham, Louth Navigation, watermill, Lud, waterwheel,