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Sudbrooke
 
Sudbrooke Holme
Sudbrooke Holme
Sudbrooke Holme

The early occupants of this fine house were the Richard Ellisons, father and after him the son.  Richard the elder built the house in c.1790.

Later owners of the house were Pelhams and Sibthorps.

The gardens were extensive and elaborate.

The house was demolished in the 1920s.

More details about this house and its owners can be found in T R Leach and R Pacey's book, 'Lost Lincolnshire Country Houses: Volume 1', published by SLHA.  Buy a copy.

Sudbrooke, Holme, Ellison, Pelham, Sibthorp
Sudbrooke Holme
Sudbrooke Holme
Sudbrooke Holme

The landscaping at Sudbrooke Holme included a lake.

T R Leach Collection, undated postcard 

Sudbrooke,
Sudbrooke Holme
Sudbrooke Holme
Sudbrooke Holme

Sudbrooke Holme was built for Richard Ellison in about 1790.

The house was demolished in the 1920s.

T R Leach Collection, undated postcard


Sudbrooke,
Sudbrooke Holme
Sudbrooke Holme
Sudbrooke Holme

Part of the formal gardens and statuary at Sudbrooke Holme.

T R Leach Collection, undated postcard 

Sudbrooke, Holme
Sudbrooke Holme
Sudbrooke Holme
Sudbrooke Holme

View from the house looking east over landscaped garden and parkland.

T R Leach Collection, undated postcard 

Sudbrooke, holme garden
Sudbrooke Holme
Sudbrooke Holme
Sudbrooke Holme

The entrance to Sudbrooke Holme, home of the Ellisons, was created on Wragby Road (to the south-east) in about 1795, with additions in 1910.

The piers are topped with lions holding shields.The gates are wrought iron and the hand gates more delicately designed.

Pearl Wheatley, 2010

Sudbrooke, Sudbrooke Holme, gates
Sudbrooke, St Edward
Sudbrooke, St Edward
Sudbrooke, St Edward

St Edward’s was designed by John Dobson, the renowned Newcastle architect, in 1860-62.

It is said to be inspired by All Saints church at Streetly in Derbyshire.

December 2013

Sudbrooke, St Edward church, John Dobson, Streetly church
Sudbrooke, St Edward
Sudbrooke, St Edward
Sudbrooke, St Edward

St Edward’s was built in 1860 as a memorial to Richard Ellison of nearby Sudbrooke Holme.

Designed by John Dobson, the renowned Newcastle architect, the church is entirely Norman in style, with round headed windows and arches, and Norman type decoration.

December 2013

Sudbrooke, St Edward church
Sudbrooke, St Edward
Sudbrooke, St Edward
Sudbrooke, St Edward

The west wall of the church has a pair of lancet windows with circular windows above.

May 2016

Sudbrooke, St Edward
Sudbrooke, St Edward, boot scraper
Sudbrooke, St Edward, boot scraper
Sudbrooke, St Edward, boot scraper

The attractive wrought iron foot scraper by the church entrance.

May 2016

Sudbrooke, St Edward, boot scraper
Sudbrooke, St Edward, capital
Sudbrooke, St Edward, capital
Sudbrooke, St Edward, capital

The capital supporting one of the ribs in the vaulted apse.

May 2016

Sudbrooke, St Edward church, capital
Sudbrooke, St Edward, capital
Sudbrooke, St Edward, capital
Sudbrooke, St Edward, capital

Details of the piers and capitals at the chancel arch.

May 2016

Sudbrooke, St Edward capital
Sudbrooke, St Edward, doorway
Sudbrooke, St Edward, doorway
Sudbrooke, St Edward, doorway

The south doorway at St Edward's has typical Romanesque features.

December 2013

Sudbrooke, St Edward
Sudbrooke, St Edward, doorway
Sudbrooke, St Edward, doorway
Sudbrooke, St Edward, doorway

Detail of the south doorway.

December 2013

Sudbrooke, St Edward
Sudbrooke, St Edward, Entrance Gate
Sudbrooke, St Edward, Entrance Gate
Sudbrooke, St Edward, Entrance Gate

The gates to the church were designed by John Dobson in about 1860. The piers are square with semi-circular tops.

Pearl Wheatley, 2010

Sudbrooke, St Edward, church gates, John Dobson
Sudbrooke, St Edward, font
Sudbrooke, St Edward, font
Sudbrooke, St Edward, font

The font dates from 1860; like the rest of the church and its fittings it was designed by John Dobson.

May 2016

Sudbrooke, St Edward church, font
Sudbrooke, St Edward, interior
Sudbrooke, St Edward, interior
Sudbrooke, St Edward, interior

The view looking east along the nave to the apse. The tunnel vault of the nave is apparent and the neo-Norman chancel arch.

May 2016

Sudbrooke, St Edward, interior
Sudbrooke, St Edward, pulpit
Sudbrooke, St Edward, pulpit
Sudbrooke, St Edward, pulpit

The pulpit in St Edward's is in Norman style with intersecting blind arcading.

May 2016

Sudbrooke, St Edward, pulpit