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Careby, Old Rectory
Careby, Old Rectory
Careby, Old Rectory

"Former rectory, now house. 1827, by Thomas Boyfield"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062872 

Footbridge in the foreground leading from the Old Rectory, over the River Glen, and into the churchyard. 

DB 27 April 2019 

Careby, Rectory, Thomas Boyfield
Careby, Old Rectory Footbridge
Careby, Old Rectory Footbridge
Careby, Old Rectory Footbridge

"Foot bridge. c.1830. In the Rustic style"

"The footbridge connected the Rectory to the Churchyard over the River Glen"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1317182 

DB 27 April 2019 

Careby, Rectory Footbridge
Careby, School
Careby, School
Careby, School

"The village school was opened in 1869, and closed before 1970.

The building, to the west of the railway line, is now a private home"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Careby 

DB 27 April 2019

Careby, School
Careby, School
Careby, School
Careby, School

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919 states :-

"Public Elementary School, built in 1869, & enlarged in 1895, for 80 children, Mrs. Haden Scott, mistress"

DB 27 April 2019


Careby, School
Careby, St Stephen
Careby, St Stephen
Careby, St Stephen

A large church in a tiny village. St Stephen’s, Careby, has an early thirteenth-century tower and a Norman chancel.The nave arcades and clerestory are Perpendicular.

There is an unusual Victorian vaulted pitch-pine roof.

Locked with no keyholder information.

Mark Acton 2017

Careby, St Stephen
Careby, St Stephen
Careby, St Stephen
Careby, St Stephen

View from the south-west.

March 2017

Careby, St Stephen
Careby, St Stephen
Careby, St Stephen
Careby, St Stephen

A second view of the Norman chancel.

March 2017

Careby, St Stephen
Careby, St Stephen
Careby, St Stephen
Careby, St Stephen

The staircase to the bell chamber runs up the thickness of the tower wall at the south-west corner.

March 2017



Careby, St Stephen
Careby, St Stephen
Careby, St Stephen
Careby, St Stephen

The porch, on the south side, dates from the Early English period. Stiff leaf capitals alongside.

March 2017

Careby, St Stephen
Careby, St Stephen
Careby, St Stephen
Careby, St Stephen

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919 states :-

"The church of St. Stephen is an edifice of stone in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave and south aisle, south porch and a western Norman tower, having a staircase built in the thickness of the walls, and containing 2 bells:

in the chancel are two very ancient monuments and stone effigies of a knight and a knight and a lady; the latter is in flowing drapery, and the knights in chain armour:

the church was reseated and restored in 1855-6:

there are 150 sittings"

DB 27 April 2019

Careby, Saint Stephen, Church
Careby, St Stephen, Churchyard, Lychgate
Careby, St Stephen, Churchyard, Lychgate
Careby, St Stephen, Churchyard, Lychgate

Lychgate at the entrance to the churchyard from Main Street.

DB 27 April 2019

Careby, Saint Stephen, Churchyard, Lychgate
Careby, Willoughby Arms, Station Road
Careby, Willoughby Arms, Station Road
Careby, Willoughby Arms, Station Road

On the edge of Little Bytham village but is actually a few yards south of the parish boundary. 

Next to the former Little Bytham Railway Station.

Listed in Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919 :-

"Medwell Eliza (Mrs.), Willoughby Arms P.H. & butcher"

DB 27 April 2019

Careby, Willoughby Arms, Public House