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Little Bytham
 
Little Bytham, Railway Bridge
Little Bytham, Railway Bridge
Little Bytham, Railway Bridge

This is the one surviving bridge (at TF 025 176) from the short-lived Little Bytham to Edenham Light Railway, commonly know as Lord Willoughby's Private Railway.

It opened in 1856 and closed for passengers in 1871, though horse-drawn goods wagons continued to use the line until 1884.

It provided a link from the main Towns Line at Little Bytham to a terminus close to Willoughby's home at Grimsthorpe Castle.

The bridge carries the minor road from Little Bytham to Witham on the Hill.

Ken Redmore, 2011

Little Bytham, railway bridge, Lord Willoughby, Edenham,
Little Bytham, St Medard
Little Bytham, St Medard
Little Bytham, St Medard

Little Bythamís church is a rare dedication to St Medard, sixth-century Bishop of Noyon in France. There is some surviving Anglo-Saxon work.

The tower arch is Norman as are a south window and doorway. The nave is Early English and the chancel arch Decorated.

Open to visitors.

Mark Acton, 2017

Little Bytham, St Medard, Noyon
Little Bytham, St Medard, doorway
Little Bytham, St Medard, doorway
Little Bytham, St Medard, doorway

An early twelfth-century priestís doorway with carved tympanum.

Mark Acton, 2017

Little Bytham, St Medard, doorway
Little Bytham, St Medard, doorway
Little Bytham, St Medard, doorway
Little Bytham, St Medard, doorway

Late twelfth-century north doorway.

Mark Acton, 2017

Little Bytham, St Medard, doorway
Little Bytham, St Medard, memorial
Little Bytham, St Medard, memorial
Little Bytham, St Medard, memorial

First World War memorial to Sergeant John Holmes.

Mark Acton, 2017

Little Bytham, St Medard, memorial, John Holmes