Cowbit Church of England School

Cowbit Church of England School

The Cowbit Church of England School was founded in 1712 by a bequest in the will of Thomas Andrew of Peakhill, which gifted land for the purpose. The wish of the founder was that these children would be given a good education and be brought up to lead a Christian...
Cowbit

Cowbit

Cowbit was, in ancient times, a hamlet of Spalding and so had to contribute to the upkeep of the Priory. In fact, it was about a quarter of the parish of Spalding, having to provide a quarter of the whole rate. However, it was not a good agricultural proposition since...
Cowbit Railway Station

Cowbit Railway Station

A view of Cowbit Railway Station. The station was opened by the Great Northern Railway on 2 September 1867. It was located on the route between Spalding and March. In the 1950’s it was a frequent ‘best kept garden’ finalist. The station eventually...
Cowbit Railway Station

Cowbit Railway Station

Cowbit Railway Station seen from a passing train. Photo undated. Cowbit Station opened in 1867, it was on the March to Spalding line. The line was originally part of the Great Northern Railway, but from 1882 it became part of the Great Northern and Great Eastern Joint...
Newborn’s Mill, Cowbit 30th June 1923

Newborn’s Mill, Cowbit 30th June 1923

Newbon’s Mill, Cowbit 30th June 1933 Erected in 1798 as a short, well ‘battered’ mill, this tower mill was later raised by another floor, resulting in a rather pleasing concave tower which survives today. This work may have been carried out shortly before 1815. Mr. H....