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Claypole, Church View Cottages
Claypole, Church View Cottages
Claypole, Church View Cottages

"3 cottages, C17, C18, C19"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1146731 

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Church View Cottages
Claypole, Fen Farmhouse, Main Street
Claypole, Fen Farmhouse, Main Street
Claypole, Fen Farmhouse, Main Street

"House. Late C18. Red brick with hipped pantile roof with lead flashings and 2 ridge stacks to rear"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1360039 

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Fen Farmhouse
Claypole, Five Bells, Main Street
Claypole, Five Bells, Main Street
Claypole, Five Bells, Main Street

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919 reports the Landlady as being

"Revill Rose H. (Mrs.), Five Bells P.H"

There was also a beer retailer in the village.

A second public house is mentioned in 1876 called the "Pack Horse". At that time William Streets was landlord of the Five Bells. 

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Five Bells, Public House
Claypole, Level Crossing, Stubton Road
Claypole, Level Crossing, Stubton Road
Claypole, Level Crossing, Stubton Road

Looking north along the East Coast Main Line with Claypole Signal Box on the left.

This was the site of Claypole Station opened by the Great Northern Railway on 1 August 1852.

The station was closed on 16 September 1957.

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

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Level Crossing, Signal Box, Station, East Coast Main Line
Claypole, Post Boxes
Claypole, Post Boxes
Claypole, Post Boxes

Both Victoria & George V post boxes at separate points along Main Street.

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Post Box
Claypole, Primitive Methodist Chapel, Main Street
Claypole, Primitive Methodist Chapel, Main Street
Claypole, Primitive Methodist Chapel, Main Street

The second Primitive Methodist chapel in Claypole which opened in 1897.

http://www.myprimitivemethodists.org.uk/page/claypole_primitive_methodist_chapel 

Now a private house.

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Primitive Methodist chapel
Claypole, Public Elementary School, School Lane
Claypole, Public Elementary School, School Lane
Claypole, Public Elementary School, School Lane
Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919 states
 
"Public Elementary School (mixed), built in 1868 & enlarged in 1899, at a cost of £300, for 136 children;
 
Montague William Moore, master; Mrs. Alice M.Moore, infants' mistress"
 
Now a private house.
 
DB 24 September 2018 
Claypole, Public Elementary School
Claypole, St Peter
Claypole, St Peter
Claypole, St Peter

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919 states

The church of St. Peter is an edifice of stone, chiefly of the Decorated period, but with considerable remains of Early English work.

Consisting of chancel, with chantry chapel on the north-east, transepts, clerestoried nave of four bays, aisles extending to the extreme western limit of the tower, south porch and an embattled western tower of two stages, with crocketed pinnacles at the angles, and an elegant octagonal crocketed spire relieved by two tiers of spire lights and containing a clock and 5 bells.

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church
Claypole, St Peter
Claypole, St Peter
Claypole, St Peter

"Parish church. c.1300, C14, C15, 1631, C17, C19.

Ashlar, some rendering with ashlar dressings, lead roofs.

Cruciform plan with west tower with spire, nave with north and south aisles, south porch, transepts, rectangular chancel, north vestry"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062912 

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church
Claypole, St Peter
Claypole, St Peter
Claypole, St Peter

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919 states

"The tower was struck by lightning, July 30, 1827; its lower stages and portions of the south transept date from the 13th century"

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church
Claypole, St Peter, Chancel
Claypole, St Peter, Chancel
Claypole, St Peter, Chancel

"C15 chancel restored on exterior in C19"

"Large pointed east window of 5 lights with perpendicular tracery" 

"Early C18 altar rail"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062912 

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church, Chancel
Claypole, St Peter, Chancel, Aumbry
Claypole, St Peter, Chancel, Aumbry
Claypole, St Peter, Chancel, Aumbry

"In north wall is an aumbry with elaborate mouldings and filleted rolls"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062912 

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church, Aumbry
Claypole, St Peter, Chancel, Piscina
Claypole, St Peter, Chancel, Piscina
Claypole, St Peter, Chancel, Piscina

"C15 piscina under single cusped ogee arch"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062912

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church, piscina
Claypole, St Peter, Chancel, Roof
Claypole, St Peter, Chancel, Roof
Claypole, St Peter, Chancel, Roof
Claypole, Saint Peter, Church, Chancel Roof
Claypole, St Peter, Chancel, Screen
Claypole, St Peter, Chancel, Screen
Claypole, St Peter, Chancel, Screen

"C14 screen of 3 panels restored in C19. It has ogee tracery with rosettes, a central 4-centred arch with elaborate cusping"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062912 

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church, screen
Claypole, St Peter, Chancel, Sedilia
Claypole, St Peter, Chancel, Sedilia
Claypole, St Peter, Chancel, Sedilia

"In the south wall is an ornate C15 sedilia with ogee arches, cusping, crockets, shields, heads and battlements"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062912 

An explanatory notice identifies three of the armorial bearings as Cressey, Simeon & Hebden who were "Patrons of the Medieties" during late C14 and early C15.

Before C18 the parish had a two priests. A North Rector and a South Rector one for each Mediety.

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church, Sedilia
Claypole, St Peter, Churchyard Cross
Claypole, St Peter, Churchyard Cross
Claypole, St Peter, Churchyard Cross

"Cross. C14, c.1916. Limestone.

Rectangular plinth, octagonal base and lower part of shaft all C14.

Knop and cross refurbished in commemoration of the Great War"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1146726 

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church, Cross
Claypole, St Peter, Nave
Claypole, St Peter, Nave
Claypole, St Peter, Nave

View looking east towards the chancel.

C19 pews.

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church, nave
Claypole, St Peter, Nave
Claypole, St Peter, Nave
Claypole, St Peter, Nave

View looking west towards the tower. 

"Interior tower arch has triple responds with stiff leaf capitals on south side and vigorously foliated capitals on north side"

"Above the arch is evidence for an early roof line predating the early C14 clerestory.

Nave of 3 bays with larger transept bay to east.

Piers of c.1300 of 4 shafts with vigorously foliated capitals alternating with 4 slender shafts without capitals or bases.

Double chamfered pointed arches with corbel heads in spandrels"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062912 

DB 24 September 2018 

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church, Nave
Claypole, St Peter, Nave
Claypole, St Peter, Nave
Claypole, St Peter, Nave

Corbel heads in spandrels between nave arches.

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church
Claypole, St Peter, Nave, Battlements
Claypole, St Peter, Nave, Battlements
Claypole, St Peter, Nave, Battlements

Wonderful carved figures beneath battlements.

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church
Claypole, St Peter, Nave, Ceiling
Claypole, St Peter, Nave, Ceiling
Claypole, St Peter, Nave, Ceiling

"C15 panelled wood ceiling with rosettes supported on stone corbels"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062912 

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church, Nave, ceiling
Claypole, St Peter, Nave, Font
Claypole, St Peter, Nave, Font
Claypole, St Peter, Nave, Font

"C14 hexagonal font with ogee traceried panels, ornate gables and pinnacles"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062912 

A brass plaque nearby states that the font was moved to its present position in December 1909. 

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church, font
Claypole, St Peter, Nave, Pier Capital
Claypole, St Peter, Nave, Pier Capital
Claypole, St Peter, Nave, Pier Capital

Piers of c.1300 with vigorously foliated capitals.

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church, Pier Capital
Claypole, St Peter, Nave, Pulpit
Claypole, St Peter, Nave, Pulpit
Claypole, St Peter, Nave, Pulpit

"C14 pulpit restored in C19, with similar tracery and rosettes as on screen decorating 5 panels and a 2 panelled door.

Ornate octagonal hood and pulpit supported by a large octagonal wooden column"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062912 

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church, pulpit
Claypole, St Peter, North Transcept, Organ
Claypole, St Peter, North Transcept, Organ
Claypole, St Peter, North Transcept, Organ

Organ by Brindley & Foster, Sheffield.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brindley_%26_Foster  

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church, organ, Brindley & Foster
Claypole, St Peter, Porch
Claypole, St Peter, Porch
Claypole, St Peter, Porch

"C14 porch has C15 ornamentation, a moulded plinth and string course, angle buttresses of 2 stages with large projecting gargoyles and ornate pinnacles.

C14 moulded doorway with small semicircular responds with vigorously foliated capitals and hood mould and label stops.

Above is a large C15 empty niche"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062912 

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church, Porch
Claypole, St Peter, Porch
Claypole, St Peter, Porch
Claypole, St Peter, Porch

"C14 west door has columnar responds, vigorously foliated capitals, a moulded arch including a filleted roll and hood mould with head label stops.

C14 wooden door with blind ogee tracery, cusping and elaborate finials"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062912 

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church, door
Claypole, St Peter, South Aisle
Claypole, St Peter, South Aisle
Claypole, St Peter, South Aisle

View looking east.

War memorials on the south wall.

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church, south aisle
Claypole, St Peter, South Trancept
Claypole, St Peter, South Trancept
Claypole, St Peter, South Trancept

"South wall of south transept has 3 C13 sedilia and 2 aumbrys"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062912 

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church
Claypole, St Peter, South Transcept, Glass
Claypole, St Peter, South Transcept, Glass
Claypole, St Peter, South Transcept, Glass

C19 stained glass.

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church, stained glass
Claypole, St Peter, Tower, West Window
Claypole, St Peter, Tower, West Window
Claypole, St Peter, Tower, West Window

Glass in memory of Mrs Elizabeth Muggeridge who gave £850 towards restoration of the church.

She had promised an extra £500 but died suddenly at Bayreuth in 1892. 

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919 states 

"The restoration of the church was carried out during the period 1891-1902, at a cost of £3000, under the direction of Mr. C. Hodgson Fowler, architect, of Durham"

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church, stained glass, Elizabeth Muggeridge, C. Hodgson Fowler
Claypole, St Peter, War Memorial
Claypole, St Peter, War Memorial
Claypole, St Peter, War Memorial

First World War memorial.

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church, war memorial
Claypole, St Peter, War Memorial
Claypole, St Peter, War Memorial
Claypole, St Peter, War Memorial

Second World War memorial.

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church, war memorial
Claypole, Telephone Kiosk, Type KX100
Claypole, Telephone Kiosk, Type KX100
Claypole, Telephone Kiosk, Type KX100

Located on Main Street near the village hall.

Telephone removed prior to the kiosk itself being removed. A notice inside stated that the kiosk had received insufficient use.

The BBC reported in 2017 that 

"BT is to scrap half of the UK's remaining 40,000 telephone boxes and focus on the ones in locations where people are more likely to use them.

In 1992 at their peak before mobile phones became popular, there were 92,000 phone boxes in the UK"

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40934210 

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Telephone Kiosk, KX100
Claypole, The Nook, Chapel Lane
Claypole, The Nook, Chapel Lane
Claypole, The Nook, Chapel Lane

"Cottage. Early C19"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062910 

DB 24 September 2018 

Claypole, The Nook
Claypole, Village Hall
Claypole, Village Hall
Claypole, Village Hall

"Claypole Village Hall is an early 20th century arts and crafts style building with beautiful period features"

https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/VenueDetails.aspx?venuecode=1592 

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Village Hall
Claypole, Village Hall
Claypole, Village Hall
Claypole, Village Hall

Erected 1923 by the munificence of Harry Coulby of Cleveland, Ohio.

"Harry Coulby (January 1, 1865 January 18, 1929) was a British American businessman known as the "Czar of the Great Lakes" for his expertise in managing the Great Lakes shipping fleet of Pickands Mather & Company and the Pittsburgh Steamship Company"

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

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, village hall, Harry Coulby
Claypole, Village Hall, War Memorial
Claypole, Village Hall, War Memorial
Claypole, Village Hall, War Memorial

Plaque outside the village hall.

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, village hall, war memorial
Claypole, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Chapel Lane
Claypole, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Chapel Lane
Claypole, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Chapel Lane

Inscription above door states

"WESLEYAN CHAPEL 1835" 

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Wesleyan methodist chapel
Claypole, Woolpack Public House, Main Street
Claypole, Woolpack Public House, Main Street
Claypole, Woolpack Public House, Main Street

Former public house now a private house.

"Early C19, chequered cream and red brick and pantile roof with gable stacks"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062913 

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Woolpack Public House