The Gough Map

The Gough Map

Today we visited Boston Stump and in a cabinet at the back of the church is a copy of The Gough Map. The Gough Map of Great Britain (also known as The Bodleian Map) is the oldest surviving road map of Great Britain, dating from around 1369. Drawn in pen and ink and...
St Mary Magdalene Fleet

St Mary Magdalene Fleet

Welcome to Fleet Parish Church of St Mary Magdalene Tradition holds the monks of Castle Acre in Norfolk built Fleet Church. The church was a gift to the Cluniac priory by Fulk of Fleet and confirmed by his son Joscelin/Joce who settled his affairs before setting off...
St. John’s Free Church of England, Pinchbeck Street

St. John’s Free Church of England, Pinchbeck Street

Remember the spire in our post about the top of Pinchbeck Rd. Click HERE Well here is the explanation. The Free Church of England movement arose in Spalding in 1873, when William Thomas Capps, of High Street, timber merchant, and William Eusebius Dandy, grocer (of the...
Then and Now – Top of Pinchbeck Rd.

Then and Now – Top of Pinchbeck Rd.

United Reform Church on the left is still there and about to celebrate 200 years I believe, However on the right the Peacock Inn has gone. Does anybody know what the spire on the right was connected with?