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Aswarby
 
Aswarby Hall
Aswarby Hall
Aswarby Hall

This important house and estate belonged to a succession of notable families until owned by the Carres in the 16th century and the Whichcotes in the following century.

It is still owned by the Whichcotes, though the house was demolished in 1952.

More details about this house and its owners can be found in T R Leach's book, 'Lincolnshire Country Houses and their Families: Part 1', published by SLHA.  Buy a copy.

Aswarby, Carre family, Whichcote family
Aswarby, St Denis
Aswarby, St Denis
Aswarby, St Denis

The south doorway has fine Transitional features, i.e. Norman shafts and Early English dog-tooth decoration.

Much of the nave construction is from the Decorated period.  The tower and spire are a little later (Perpendicular).

September 2013 

Aswarby, St Denis church
Aswarby, St Denis
Aswarby, St Denis
Aswarby, St Denis

The Perpendicular tower of St Denis's church.  The spire, of the same period, has a simple array of 4 lucarnes.

September 2013

Aswarby, St Denis church
Aswarby,&nbspSt&nbspDenis
Aswarby, St Denis
Aswarby, St Denis

St Denis, Aswarby. A fine Transitional south doorway.

Mark Acton, 2017

Aswarby, Doorway
Aswarby,&nbspSt&nbspDenis
Aswarby, St Denis
Aswarby, St Denis

St Denis, Aswarby. A memorial to George Bass, explorer, who was baptised in the church in 1771.

Mark Acton, 2017

Aswarby, George Bass
Aswarby,&nbspSt&nbspDenis
Aswarby, St Denis
Aswarby, St Denis

St Denis, Aswarby. A hatchment in memory of Marianne, wife of Sir Thomas Whichcote, 7th Baronet. She died 10 May 1849.

Mark Acton, 2017

Aswarby, Whichcote