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Horsington, All Saints
Horsington, All Saints
Horsington, All Saints

All Saints is of red brick with ashlar dressings, and has a red brick tower and broach spire.

The church was built in 1858-60, on a new site nearer to the village, by David Brandon.

Horsington, All Saints
Horsington, All Saints
Horsington, All Saints
Horsington, All Saints

All Saints is of red brick with ashlar dressings, and has a red brick tower and broach spire.

The church was built in 1858-60, on a new site nearer to the village, by David Brandon.

The bricks are laid in English Garden Wall bond (3 rows of stretchers between rows of headers)

Aug 2011

Horsington, All Saints, David Brandon, red brick
Horsington, All Saints
Horsington, All Saints
Horsington, All Saints

The tower

May 2011

Horsington, All Saints, tower
Horsington, All Saints
Horsington, All Saints
Horsington, All Saints

Kelly's Directory 1919 has :-

"The church of All Saints, built in 1860 (in place of a temporary church used when All Hallows church had gone to ruin), is an edifice of red brick with stone dressings in the Early English Lancet style, consisting of chancel, nave, south aisle, south porch and a western tower with broach spire and dormer lights containing one bell:

the stained east window is a memorial to the Rev. J. F. Smith B. D. a former rector, d. May, 1871, and was erected by his widow; there are other memorial windows to Col. Bonar Millet Deane, 2nd son of the Rev. George Deane, late rector of Bighton, who fell in South Africa at the battle of Laings Nek, Jan. 28, 1881, and to Lieut. Evan Cowper Smith, son of the Rev. J. F. Smith, a former rector, who died of fever while serving in Afghanistan, July 26, 1880, aged 19, and also a memorial brass erected by Mrs. Cowper Smith to her son Capt. Arthur Monro Cowper Smith, who died 28th Sept. 1898, of injuries received in a grass fire while shooting big game on the Pungwe river:

there are 169 sittings"

DB 3 June 2022

Horsington, All Saints Church, image
Horsington, All Saints, Interior
Horsington, All Saints, Interior
Horsington, All Saints, Interior

A view across the nave.

"The 4 bay C19 south arcade has circular piers and abaci and pointed arches"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1063154?section=official-list-entry 

DB 3 June 2022

Horsington, All Saints Church, image
Horsington, All Saints, Memorial
Horsington, All Saints, Memorial
Horsington, All Saints, Memorial

"A memorial brass erected by Mrs. Cowper Smith to her son Capt. Arthur Monro Cowper Smith, who died 28th Sept. 1898, of injuries received in a grass fire while shooting big game on the Pungwe river"

The Pungwe River is a 250 mile long river in Zimbabwe and Mozambique,

DB 8 April 2017

Horsington, All Saints Church, image, Capt. Arthur Monro Cowper Smith, Pungwe river
Horsington, All Saints, Memorial
Horsington, All Saints, Memorial
Horsington, All Saints, Memorial

"Lieut. Evan Cowper Smith, son of the Rev. J. F. Smith, a former rector, who died of fever while serving in Afghanistan, July 26, 1880, aged 19"

DB 8 April 2017

Horsington, All Saints Church, image, Lieut. Evan Cowper Smith, Afghanistan
Horsington, Elder Tree Inn
Horsington, Elder Tree Inn
Horsington, Elder Tree Inn

Not listed in Kelly's Directory 1919 or 1937. The Baronet Inn, which is listed, is now a private house.

DB 19 May 2018

Horsington, Elder Tree Inn, public house, image
Horsington, Greenís Mill (1)
Horsington, Greenís Mill (1)
Horsington, Greenís Mill (1)

This mill was built in 1827 with five floors and four sails.

Jon Sass Collection, undated photograph

Horsington, Green's Mill, windmill, Jon Sass
Horsington, Greenís Mill (2)
Horsington, Greenís Mill (2)
Horsington, Greenís Mill (2)

Green's Mill worked until the early twentieth century. It was reduced to a two-storey stump some time before 1932.

Location of mill: TF 191 683

Peter Kirk Collection, 1999
Horsington, windmill, Peter Kirk
Horsington, Hillís Mill
Horsington, Hillís Mill
Horsington, Hillís Mill

Hill's Mill was a four-storey mill with four sails built c.1813.

Location of mill: TF 196 695

Jon Sass Collection, undated photograph

Horsington, Hill's Mill, windmill, Jon Sass
Horsington, Village Sign
Horsington, Village Sign
Horsington, Village Sign

Village sign depicting what appears to be Hill's Mill.

Two mills listed in Kelly's Directory 1919 "Green Joseph Robert, miller (wind')" and "Hill William, miller (wind), Horsington mill"

DB 5 June 2021

Horsington, Village Sign, windmill
Horsington, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel
Horsington, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel
Horsington, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel

"A List And Brief Details Of Chapels In The Horncastle & Bardney Circuit Past And PresentĒ prepared by Colin Shepherdson & Anthony EG Whiting September 1997 states :- 

"A house was registered for worship in 1797 and a chapel erected in 1838. The chapel was enlarged in 1860 and the last service held on the 10.10.1976. It is now a private residence, "The Old Chapel", situated on the corner of Moor Lane and Main/Bucknall Roads" 

DB 5 June 2021

Horsington, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel