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Bassingham, Village Sign
Bassingham, Village Sign
Bassingham, Village Sign

Located on Carlton Road.

DB 24 September 2018

Bassingham, Village Sign
Belchford, Signpost & Cairn
Belchford, Signpost & Cairn
Belchford, Signpost & Cairn

Main Road and Fulletby Road junction.

Reported in the Horncastle News that :- 

"Children from St. Lawrence School, Belchford, built the Cairn in 2009 out of flint and stone found in fields around the village.

Inside the Cairn is a time capsule including the names of the children who helped build it and a piece of iron work"

https://www.horncastlenews.co.uk/news/crime/police-appeal-after-cairn-vandalised-1-4303879 

DB 3 September 2018

Belchford, Signpost, Cairn, Time Capsule
Belchford, Village Sign
Belchford, Village Sign
Belchford, Village Sign

Hunting scene is a reference to The South Wold Hunt founded 1822.

https://www.southwoldhunt.co.uk 

Kelley's Directory of Lincolnshire 1876 mentions the South Wold Subscription Hounds - Crowder, huntsman; Edward Bartlett, head whipper-in.

DB 3 September 2018

Belchford, village sign, South Wold Hunt
Belton Village, Pump Milestone
Belton Village, Pump Milestone
Belton Village, Pump Milestone

"Pump and milestone in the form of an obelisk. c1820, restored C20. By Jeffry Wyatville"

"One of a number of estate buildings by Wyatville for -John, first Earl Brownlow of Belton House"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1187955 

DB 18 June 2018

Belton Kesteven, Pump & Milestone, Jeffry Wyatville, Earl Brownlow
Belton Village, Village Cross
Belton Village, Village Cross
Belton Village, Village Cross

Anthony Salvin 1838 for First Earl Brownlow of Belton House.

DB 14 March 2018

Belton Kesteven, Village Cross, Anthony Salvin, Earl Brownlow
Branston, Finger Post
Branston, Finger Post
Branston, Finger Post

A very fine 1930s cast iron finger post, now fully restored, is shown here.

The roundel on top gives the location (Branston Mere) and the local authority (K.C.C. = Kesteven County Council).

The post is 0.5 mile east of Waddington Airfield on the B1178.

Chris Lester, 2001
Branston, sign, finger, post,
Claypole, Telephone Kiosk, Type KX100
Claypole, Telephone Kiosk, Type KX100
Claypole, Telephone Kiosk, Type KX100

Located on Main Street near the village hall.

Telephone removed prior to the kiosk itself being removed. A notice inside stated that the kiosk had received insufficient use.

The BBC reported in 2017 that 

"BT is to scrap half of the UK's remaining 40,000 telephone boxes and focus on the ones in locations where people are more likely to use them.

In 1992 at their peak before mobile phones became popular, there were 92,000 phone boxes in the UK"

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40934210 

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Telephone Kiosk, KX100
Corby Glen, Market Place, Market Cross
Corby Glen, Market Place, Market Cross
Corby Glen, Market Place, Market Cross

"The market cross was erected in Market Place during the 14th century and is believed to stand in or near its original location"

http://www.southkesteven.gov.uk/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=8056&p=0 

Pevsner suggests the shaft of the cross dates from the 18th century, but the base is medieval. 

DB 15 April 2018

Corby Glen, Market Place, Cross
Dry Doddington, Village Sign
Dry Doddington, Village Sign
Dry Doddington, Village Sign

"Shona McCallin, MBE (born 18 May 1992) is a member of Great Britain women's national field hockey team and an Olympic gold medalist at the 2016 Summer Olympics."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shona_McCallin
 
DB 5 September 2018
Dry Doddington, Shona McCallin, birthplace
Hemingby, Bus Shelter
Hemingby, Bus Shelter
Hemingby, Bus Shelter

Hemingby no longer has a regular bus service.

Only CallConnect now available.

https://lincsbus.info/callconnect/  

DB 3 September 2018

Hemingby, Bus Shelter, CallConnect
Hemingby, Telephone Kiosk, Type K6
Hemingby, Telephone Kiosk, Type K6
Hemingby, Telephone Kiosk, Type K6

Former telephone kiosk now used to house a defibrillator.

"In 1935 the K6 (kiosk number six) was designed to commemorate the silver jubilee of King George V.

It was consequently sometimes known as the "Jubilee" kiosk. It went into production in 1936.

The K6 was the first red telephone kiosk to be extensively used outside London, and many thousands were deployed in virtually every town and city, replacing most of the existing kiosks and establishing thousands of new sites.

In 1935 there had been 19,000 public telephones in the UK: by 1940, thanks to the K6, there were 35,000"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_telephone_box

Located on Main Road near the church.

DB 3 September 2018

Hemingby, Telephone Kiosk, K6, Defibrillator
Holbeach, Milestone
Holbeach, Milestone
Holbeach, Milestone

An unusual survival of the turnpike period is this eighteenth century milestone outside the parish church in High Street, Holbeach.

Ken Redmore, 2010

Holbeach, milestone,
Horbling, Milepost
Horbling, Milepost
Horbling, Milepost

"Late C19. Cast iron painted white with black detailing"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1166036  

DB 5 May 2018

Horbling, Milepost
Hougham, Telephone Kiosk, Type K6
Hougham, Telephone Kiosk, Type K6
Hougham, Telephone Kiosk, Type K6

Telephone kiosk on Main Street now converted for use as a community library.

"In 1935 the K6 (kiosk number six) was designed to commemorate the silver jubilee of King George V.

It was consequently sometimes known as the "Jubilee" kiosk. It went into production in 1936.

The K6 was the first red telephone kiosk to be extensively used outside London, and many thousands were deployed in virtually every town and city, replacing most of the existing kiosks and establishing thousands of new sites.

In 1935 there had been 19,000 public telephones in the UK: by 1940, thanks to the K6, there were 35,000"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_telephone_box

DB 28 August 2018

Hougham, Telephone Kiosk, K6, library
Lea, Village Pump
Lea, Village Pump
Lea, Village Pump

The village pump in Lea, near Gainsborough, in 1908.

Before the days of mains water supply, water for a villager's drinking and cooking was pumped from a well.

Most properties - provided there was a suitable supply nearby - had their own wells and pumps.

Other householders had to collect water in pails from the village pump, although rainwater collected in a butt was used for laundry.

Postcard, 1908

Lea, village pump, water supply,
Leasingham, Milepost
Leasingham, Milepost
Leasingham, Milepost
Leasingham, Milepost
Londonthorpe, bus shelter
Londonthorpe, bus shelter
Londonthorpe, bus shelter

Few bus shelters attracted the attention of Nikolaus Pevsner.

This late eighteenth-century arch from a conduit house in Londonthorpe found its new use in 1974.

Mark Acton, 2016

Londonthorpe, bus shelter, conduit house
Normanton, Pump & Milestone
Normanton, Pump & Milestone
Normanton, Pump & Milestone

Inscription reads :-

"From Lincoln 18 miles, From Grantham 7 miles, From London 117 miles"

Early C19. 

DB 26 March 2018

Normanton, Pump, Milestone
Sleaford, Dog Trough
Sleaford, Dog Trough
Sleaford, Dog Trough

A charming drinking trough for dogs on the west side of Northgate near the town centre.

The inscription reads:
"And whatten kind of folk will see
There's water for the doggies"


Ken Redmore 2011

Sleaford, street furniture, drinking dog trough,