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Honington
 
Honington, Circus Winter Quarters
Honington, Circus Winter Quarters
Honington, Circus Winter Quarters

Circus site next to the former Honington railway station.

"Uncle Sam's Great American Circus" lorry to the left in this image. 

Site has been in use for at least the last 40 years and circus animals were once a common sight. 

DB 31 July 2018

Honington, Circus, Uncle Sam's Great American Circus
Honington, Iron Age Hill Fort
Honington, Iron Age Hill Fort
Honington, Iron Age Hill Fort

This Iron Age hill fort consists of a rectangular double ditched enclosure (116m by 130 m) and lies on the Heath above Honington.

The photo shows the banks close to the north-east corner, and the extensive view to the east.

Frank Robinson, February 2014

Honington, Iron Age Hill Fort
Honington, Railway Level Crossing
Honington, Railway Level Crossing
Honington, Railway Level Crossing

Former railway station off to the left of this image with Station Cottages visible on the right.

Signal box, which used to be immediately to the east of the level crossing has been removed.

DB 31 July 2018

Honington, Railway, Level Crossing
Honington, Railway Station, Disused Platforms
Honington, Railway Station, Disused Platforms
Honington, Railway Station, Disused Platforms

"Honington railway station was a station in the village of Honington, Lincolnshire.

It was located on the line from Grantham to Sleaford and Skegness, near the junction with the branch to Lincoln.

It was closed for regular services on 10 September 1962 but was used occasionally until 1965"

The disused platforms are still in situ"

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

DB 31 July 2018

Honington, Railway Station
Honington, St Wilfrid
Honington, St Wilfrid
Honington, St Wilfrid

The church of St Wilfrid, Honington, has a Norman nave with a Perpendicular clerestory.

The long chancel is Early English as is the tower though its top is Perpendicular.

The north-east chapel has monuments to the Hussey family.

Mark Acton, 2013

Honington, St Wilfrid, church, Hussey