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Helpringham, Hudson's Mill (1)
Helpringham, Hudson's Mill (1)
Helpringham, Hudson's Mill (1)

This was built as a mill with five floors and four sails in 1864.

Jon Sass Collection, undated photograph

Helpringham, Hudson's Mill, windmill, Jon Sass
Helpringham, Hudson's Mill (2)
Helpringham, Hudson's Mill (2)
Helpringham, Hudson's Mill (2)

Hudson's Mill worked by wind until the 1920s. Later an engine and then electrical power were used.

The tower is listed Grade II.

Location of mill: TF 135 405

Peter Kirk Collection, 1998

Helpringham, Hudson's Mill, windmill, Peter Kirk
Helpringham, Primitive Methodist Chapel
Helpringham, Primitive Methodist Chapel
Helpringham, Primitive Methodist Chapel

This was the second chapel built for the Primitive Methodists on this site on the Green. It cost £350 and was dedicated in 1883.

June 2017

Helpringham, Primitive Methodist chapel
Helpringham, St Andrew
Helpringham, St Andrew
Helpringham, St Andrew

This feels more a town church than a village one.

It is mostly in the Decorated style, restored from 1871-3. The pulpit and some of the pews are seventeenth-century.

Mark Acton, 2017

Helpringham, St Andrew
Helpringham, St Andrew
Helpringham, St Andrew
Helpringham, St Andrew

An impressive tower surmounted by a spire with pinnacles and flying buttresses.

June 2017

Helpringham, St Andrew
Helpringham, St Andrew, bench end
Helpringham, St Andrew, bench end
Helpringham, St Andrew, bench end

Seventeenth century benches have ogee tops surmounted by a variety of turned knobs.

June 2017

Helpringham, St Andrew, bench end knobs
Helpringham, St Andrew, font
Helpringham, St Andrew, font
Helpringham, St Andrew, font

St Andrew's font is circular on a square base with four corner shafts.

June 2017

Helpringham, St Andrew, font
Helpringham, St Andrew, interior view
Helpringham, St Andrew, interior view
Helpringham, St Andrew, interior view

The four-bay arcades are from the Decorated period. Restoration of the church took place in 1873.

June 2017

Helpringham, St Andrew
Helpringham, St Andrew, organ
Helpringham, St Andrew, organ
Helpringham, St Andrew, organ

The organ at St Andrew's has an attractive array of pipes of the Victorian period.

June 2017

Helpringham, St Andrew, organ
Helpringham, St Andrew, War Memorial
Helpringham, St Andrew, War Memorial
Helpringham, St Andrew, War Memorial

The First World War memorial to the fallen of the village.

Mark Acton, 2017

Helpringham, First World War