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Leasingham, Duke of Wellington, Public House
Leasingham, Duke of Wellington, Public House
Leasingham, Duke of Wellington, Public House

In Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1876 Richard Lawson the landlord is also described as a shopkeeper.

Reported by Sleaford Standard 7 March 2018 that

"The Duke of Wellington in Leasingham went up for sale last year and residents held a meeting in December when they found strong support for buying it to maintain the amenity for the village"

https://www.sleafordstandard.co.uk/lifestyle/shares-up-for-sale-to-buy-pub-for-community-1-8404597 

DB 8 July 2018

Leasingham, Duke of Wellington, Public House, Richard Lawson
Leasingham, Manor House
Leasingham, Manor House
Leasingham, Manor House

Leasingham Manor House dates from the seventeenth century.

The grand south front, hidden from the street, has five bays and two storeys with rusticated quoins and a panelled parapet.

The doorcase has Doric pilasters.

Hugh D Martineau, c.1980

Leasingham, Doric
Leasingham, Manor House
Leasingham, Manor House
Leasingham, Manor House

House dates from around 1750 with late C18 and C19 alterations. 

DB 4 April 2010

Leasingham Manor House
Leasingham, Milepost
Leasingham, Milepost
Leasingham, Milepost
Leasingham, Milepost
Leasingham, Old House
Leasingham, Old House
Leasingham, Old House

"House. 1655 restored C20"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1261414 

Inscribed shield reads

"K

BE

1655"

DB 8 July 2018

Leasingham, Old House
Leasingham, St Andrew
Leasingham, St Andrew
Leasingham, St Andrew

The church has an Early English tower with broach spire, Decorated south arcade and a chancel of 1863.

The interior is scraped and is none the better for it.

Mark Acton, 2017

Leasingham, St Andrew
Leasingham, St Andrew
Leasingham, St Andrew
Leasingham, St Andrew

Church tower and war memorial viewed from Captain's Hill.

Three stage tower with Early English broached spire. 

DB 16 March 2014

Leasingham, St Andrew
Leasingham, St Andrew
Leasingham, St Andrew
Leasingham, St Andrew

View of chancel (built 1863) and south aisle.

June 2017

Leasingham, St Andrew
Leasingham, St Andrew, angel
Leasingham, St Andrew, angel
Leasingham, St Andrew, angel

The fourteenth century carved angel on the left of the porch entrance.

June 2017

Leasingham, St Andrew, angel
Leasingham, St Andrew, Churchyard Cross
Leasingham, St Andrew, Churchyard Cross
Leasingham, St Andrew, Churchyard Cross

Inscription reads

"EDWARD TROLLOPE DD

BISHOP OF NOTTINGHAM

ARCHDEACON OF STOW AND

FOR 50 YEARS RECTOR OF

THIS PARISH BORN APRIL 15

1817 DIED DECMBR 10 1893" 

DB 8 July 2018

Leasingham, Saint Andrew, Church, Churchyard Cross, Edward Trollope
Leasingham, St Andrew, font
Leasingham, St Andrew, font
Leasingham, St Andrew, font

The font dates from the early 1200s but the sides of the octagonal bowl were carved later - possibly in the sixteenth century - with unidentifiable scenes and figures.

June 2017

Leasingham, St Andrew
Leasingham, St Andrew, font detail
Leasingham, St Andrew, font detail
Leasingham, St Andrew, font detail

Detail of a carved figure on the side of the font. (A knight proceeding to battle?)

June 2017

Leasingham, St Andrew
Leasingham, St Andrew, interior view
Leasingham, St Andrew, interior view
Leasingham, St Andrew, interior view

The east end of the aisle was restored and chancel rebuilt by Edward Trollope, Suffragan Bishop of Nottingham and a noted antiquarian.

He was rector here 50 years from 1843 to 1893. Second cousin to the author Anthony Trollope

DB 3 May 2014

Leasingham, Saint Andrew, Church, Edward Trollope, Bishop Nottingham
Leasingham, St Andrew, porch
Leasingham, St Andrew, porch
Leasingham, St Andrew, porch

The porch - konwn as an Angel porch - was built at the time of a Victorian restoration incorporating figures of angels dating from the fourteenth century.

June 2017

Leasingham, St Andrew, angel porch
Leasingham, St Andrew, Royal Arms
Leasingham, St Andrew, Royal Arms
Leasingham, St Andrew, Royal Arms

A Royal Arms of 1801-16.

Mark Acton, 2017

Leasingham, Royal Arms
Leasingham, St Andrew, tower
Leasingham, St Andrew, tower
Leasingham, St Andrew, tower

Much of the tower dates from the early 1200s (Early English period).

The twin bell openings are from that period though Pevsner suggest that they were modified later.

June 2017

Leasingham, St Andrew, bell openings
Leasingham, War Memorial
Leasingham, War Memorial
Leasingham, War Memorial

First and Second World War memorial.

DB 8 July 2018

Leasingham, War Memorial