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Burgh on Bain
 
Burgh on Bain, Pump
Burgh on Bain, Pump
Burgh on Bain, Pump

Village water pump located on Mill Lane.

DB 9 September 2018

Burgh on Bain,
Burgh on Bain, St Helen
Burgh on Bain, St Helen
Burgh on Bain, St Helen

Sitting alongside the Louth road, St Helen's, Burgh-on-Bain (pronounced 'Bruff'), has much Victorian work though the tower arch is Norman and the south aisle Early English.

There are many Victorian texts on carved scrolls – most unusual.

See a good monument by Scheemakers under the tower.

July 2012

Burgh on Bain, St Helen church
Burgh on Bain, St Helen
Burgh on Bain, St Helen
Burgh on Bain, St Helen

View from the southwest.

July 2012

Burgh on Bain, Saint Helen, Church
Burgh on Bain, St Helen
Burgh on Bain, St Helen
Burgh on Bain, St Helen

The church clock was presented by family in appreciation of the WWI efforts of the village.

https://www.nationalchurchestrust.org/explore-churches/st-helen-burgh-on-bain?map_link=true 

DB 9 September 2018

Burgh on Bain, Saint Helen, Church
Burgh on Bain, St Helen
Burgh on Bain, St Helen
Burgh on Bain, St Helen

View from the northeast.

DB 9 September 2018 

Burgh on Bain, Saint Helen, Church
Burgh on Bain, St Helen
Burgh on Bain, St Helen
Burgh on Bain, St Helen

View from the south-west.

Mark Acton, 2012

Burgh on Bain,
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Chancel, East Window
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Chancel, East Window
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Chancel, East Window

St Helen’s received a major restoration in 1871–1872 by the Fox family of nearby Girsby Manor. 

The chancel east window in memory of Flora Fox depicts Christ as the Good Shepherd.

https://www.nationalchurchestrust.org/explore-churches/st-helen-burgh-on-bain?map_link=true 

DB 9 September 2018

Burgh on Bain, Saint Helen, Church
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Chancel, Tiles
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Chancel, Tiles
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Chancel, Tiles

C19 encaustic tiles in the chancel presumably dating from the 1871–1872 restoration.

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

DB 9 September 2018

Burgh on Bain, Saint Helen, Church, encaustic tile
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Churchyard
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Churchyard
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Churchyard

Interesting memorial to George Barnes 20th Regiment of Foot.

"A VICTOR AT INKERMAN"

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

"During the Crimean War, the regiment took part in the Battle of Alma in September 1854 and the Battle of Inkerman in November 1854"

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

DB 9 September 2018

Burgh on Bain, Saint Helen, Church, George Barnes, 20th Regiment of Foot, INKERMAN
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Font
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Font
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Font

"All fittings are C19 including stone altar rails, octagonal font and facetted ashlar pulpit"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1359948 

DB 9 September 2018

Burgh on Bain, Saint Helen, Church, font
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Inscription
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Inscription
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Inscription

One of several inscriptions on scrolls, possibly dating from the 1870-74 restoration.

July 2012

Burgh on Bain, St Helen church inscription
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Inscription
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Inscription
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Inscription

The set of Victorian inscriptions over the chancel arch.

July 2012

Burgh on Bain, St Helen church, inscription
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Lectern
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Lectern
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Lectern

"17th century wooden lectern which reuses a handsome late 17th century Corinthian capital with fine acanthus leaves and shells, which is believed came from the London Wren church of St Mildred in the Poultry in the City of London"

https://www.nationalchurchestrust.org/explore-churches/st-helen-burgh-on-bain?map_link=true 

DB 9 September 2018

Burgh on Bain, Saint Helen, Church, lectern, Corinthian capital, St Mildred in the Poultry
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Monument
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Monument
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Monument

"Semi-circular headed marble plaque with base and sunk circular heraldic panel commemorating late C18 members of the Lister family of Girsby Hall"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1359948 

DB 9 September 2018

Burgh on Bain, Saint Helen, Church
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Monument
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Monument
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Monument

"In the tower is a wall monument with white marble base and grey sarcophagus, flanked by heraldic cartouches and supporting an obelisk bearing a pair of oval carved panels of Thomas Pindar d.1741 and his wife, Ann"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1359948 

DB 9 September 2018

Burgh on Bain, Saint Helen, Church, monument, Thomas Pindar
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Nave
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Nave
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Nave

View looking east towards the chancel.

The nave and aisle walls have unusual elaborate carved stone texts of dating from the 1871 restoration, some of which have Gothic surrounds and details.

https://www.nationalchurchestrust.org/explore-churches/st-helen-burgh-on-bain?map_link=true 

DB 9 September 2018

Burgh on Bain, Saint Helen, Church, nave
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Nave
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Nave
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Nave

View looking west towards the tower arch and font.

The nave and aisle walls have unusual elaborate carved stone texts of dating from the 1871 restoration, some of which have Gothic surrounds and details.

https://www.nationalchurchestrust.org/explore-churches/st-helen-burgh-on-bain?map_link=true  

DB 9 September 2018

Burgh on Bain, Saint Helen, Church, nave
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Organ
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Organ
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Organ

Organ by J.R. Cousans of Lincoln.

http://www.cousansorgans.co.uk/history.html 

DB 9 September 2018

Burgh on Bain, Saint Helen, Church, organ, Cousans
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Pulpit
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Pulpit
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Pulpit

"All fittings are C19 including stone altar rails, octagonal font and facetted ashlar pulpit"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1359948 

DB 9 September 2018

Burgh on Bain, Saint Helen, Church, pulpit
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Tower Arch
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Tower Arch
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Tower Arch

"The C11 tower arch has a plain rounded head and chamfered imposts"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1359948 

DB 9 September 2018

Burgh on Bain, Saint Helen, Church
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, window
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, window
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, window

Memorial window depicting Old Testamernt characters Abraham, Moses and Gideon.

The dedication is : "In Affectionate Remembrance of William Hosker Harper"

July 2012

Burgh on Bain, St Helen church, window. William Hoasker Harper, Abraham, Moses, Gideon