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Kirton in Lindsey
 
Kirton in Lindsey, Maltings
Kirton in Lindsey, Maltings
Kirton in Lindsey, Maltings

These substantial maltings were built alongside the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Line which were close to Kirton in Lindsey station (SK 932993).

Kirton Lindsey, maltings,
Kirton in Lindsey,
Kirton in Lindsey, "Comrades in Misfortune
Kirton in Lindsey, "Comrades in Misfortune

This postcard of ‘Comrades in Misfortune’ was posted in 1904.

The message on the back refers to these Kirton in Lindsey men seen ‘here every day: one eye, one arm, one leg’.

Kirton Lindsey, comrades in misfortune
Kirton in Lindsey, Market Place
Kirton in Lindsey, Market Place
Kirton in Lindsey, Market Place

This view looks eastwards from the Market Place with the town hall dominating the scene.

drawing by Tom Brooker, 1970

Kirton Lindsey,
Kirton in Lindsey, Old Grammar School
Kirton in Lindsey, Old Grammar School
Kirton in Lindsey, Old Grammar School

A grammar school was founded in the town in 1517

June 2013

Kirton Lindsey, old Grammar School
Kirton in Lindsey, Old Infant School
Kirton in Lindsey, Old Infant School
Kirton in Lindsey, Old Infant School

This school near the church was built for 156 infants in 1895-96.

June 2013

Kirton Lindsey, infant school
Kirton in Lindsey, Old Infant School
Kirton in Lindsey, Old Infant School
Kirton in Lindsey, Old Infant School

Datestone on the old Infants school building.

June 2013

Kirton Lindsey,
Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew
Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew
Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew

The massive west tower of St Andrew's dates from the thirteenth century.

Much of the church is Early English, including the late 12th century north arcade. 

The church was much restored in the 19th century.

June 2013

Kirton Lindsey, St Andrew church
Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew
Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew
Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew

The nave of St Andrew's was restored by J H Hakewill in 1860.

The chancel, of the Early English period, was restored by Ewan Christian.

postcard published by Smith of Kirton in LIndsey, undated

Kirton Lindsey, St Andrew, J H Hakewill, Ewan Christian
Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew, interior
Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew, interior
Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew, interior

The Early English chancel arch. The chancel itself was restored by Ewan Christian.

postcard from the Wrench Series, printed in Saxony, 1905

Kirton Lindsey, St Andrew, interior, Ewan Christan, Wrench Series
Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew, priest's doorway
Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew, priest's doorway
Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew, priest's doorway

The priest's doorway on the south side of the chancel is from the Norman period.

The arch has typical zig-zag decoration and the tympanum over the doorway has close-beaded interlace decoration.

June 2013

Kirton Lindsey, St Andrew church
Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew, west doorway
Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew, west doorway
Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew, west doorway

The doorway in the west tower at St Andrew's dates from the thirteenth century, the Early English period.

June 2013

Kirton Lindsey, St Andrew church
Kirton in Lindsey, Town Hall
Kirton in Lindsey, Town Hall
Kirton in Lindsey, Town Hall

The Town Hall at the east end of the Market Place was built by J K Broughton, a local builder, in 1897.

It was built from the stone of the old Bridewell (prison) of 1791-94.

The public water pump in the foreground is a very modest affair.

postcard from the Wrench Series, 1906

Kirton Lindsey, Town Hall, J K Broughton, Bridewell
Kirton in Lindsey, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel
Kirton in Lindsey, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel
Kirton in Lindsey, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel

The Wesleyan Methodist Church in West Street opened in 1840 and was enlarged in 1875.

June 2013


Kirton Lindsey, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel
Kirton in Lindsey, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel
Kirton in Lindsey, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel
Kirton in Lindsey, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel

The schoolroom adjoining Kirton’s Methodist church was built in 1928, reflecting in a modest way the popular architectural style of the day.

June 2013


Kirton Lindsey, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, art deco