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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, 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, 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, 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, foot scraper
Sudbrooke, St Edward, foot scraper
Sudbrooke, St Edward, foot scraper

The attractive wrought iron foot scraper by the church entrance.

May 2016

Sudbrooke, St Edward, foot scraper
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