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Boothby Graffoe
 
Boothby Graffoe
Boothby Graffoe
Boothby Graffoe

View along Main Street. A Georgian building the former Church View Farmhouse is on the left.

DB 21 February 2018 

Boothby Graffoe, Church View
Boothby Graffoe, Old School
Boothby Graffoe, Old School
Boothby Graffoe, Old School

Built in the 1850's and closed 1975.

Became a primary school by 1947. Following closure the children were transferred to Navenby Church of England Primary School. 

DB 21 February 2018 

Boothby Graffoe, School
Boothby Graffoe, Saint Andrew
Boothby Graffoe, Saint Andrew
Boothby Graffoe, Saint Andrew

A church is mentioned in Domesday Book and there have probably been at least three churches on this site. 

An earlier church was destroyed during a storm in 1666. This church 1842 was designed by W.A. Nicholson in gothic revival style. 

DB 21 February 2018

Boothby Graffoe, Saint Andrew, Church, Nicholson
Boothby Graffoe, Saint Andrew
Boothby Graffoe, Saint Andrew
Boothby Graffoe, Saint Andrew

A church is mentioned in Domesday Book and there have probably been at least three churches on this site. 

An earlier church was destroyed during a storm in 1666. This church 1842 was designed by W.A. Nicholson in gothic revival style. 

DB 21 February 2018

Boothby Graffoe, Saint Andrew, Church, Nicholson
Boothby Graffoe, Saint Andrew
Boothby Graffoe, Saint Andrew
Boothby Graffoe, Saint Andrew

A church is mentioned in Domesday Book and there have probably been at least three churches on this site.

An earlier church was destroyed during a storm in 1666. This church 1842 was designed by W.A. Nicholson in gothic revival style. 

DB 21 February 2018

Boothby Graffoe, Saint Andrew, Church, Nicholson
Boothby Graffoe, Saint Andrew, Benchmark
Boothby Graffoe, Saint Andrew, Benchmark
Boothby Graffoe, Saint Andrew, Benchmark

Ordnance Survey benchmark on church tower. Used as an elevation reference, however satellite technology has now rendered these benchmarks obsolete, and they are no longer being maintained. 

DB 21 February 2018 

Boothby Graffoe, Saint Andrew, Church, Ordnance Survey benchmark
Boothby Graffoe, Saint Andrew, War Memorial
Boothby Graffoe, Saint Andrew, War Memorial
Boothby Graffoe, Saint Andrew, War Memorial

War memorial located in churchyard. Designed by Arthur Howson of Lincoln and dedicated in 1921.

DB 21 February 2018 


Boothby Graffoe, Saint Andrew, War Memorial
Somerton Castle
Somerton Castle
Somerton Castle

This quadrangular castle with circular towers at the corners was built in 1281 by Antony Bek, Bishop of Durham. King John of France was imprisoned in the castle in 1359-60.

Parts of three towers remain. An Elizabethan wing was added to the SE tower.

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Somerton Castle
Somerton Castle
Somerton Castle
Boothby Graffoe, Somerton Castle
Somerton Castle
Somerton Castle
Somerton Castle
Boothby Graffoe,
Somerton Castle
Somerton Castle
Somerton Castle
Boothby Graffoe,