Thursday, 11 October 2018

Lincolnshire villages


Our Lincolnshire walk took us through the villages of Navenby and Wellingore, which have a core of old, traditional houses as well as lots of newer builds. The beautiful house in my photo above is the Manor House on the Green, in Wellingore. It is a Grade II listed Georgian (early 18th century) house built in the local limestone with a pantile roof. The Green has an old water pump, as do some of the streets in the village, which is now a conservation area.

There is no shortage of attractive old buildings, mostly built of limestone but with a few built of mellow old bricks. It's all very pleasing.




Some of the street names are interestingly evocative of earlier times: Blacksmith's Lane and the oddly named Egg Shell Alley.


5 comments:

  1. They are fabulously old buildings. It is so good that they kept beautifully. The manor house reminds me of the old TV show, 'To the Manor Born"

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  2. This country has far more areas of beauty than people realise. The combination of limestone and pantiles is very attractive.

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  3. There are so many lovely villages in England!

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  4. Charming place. I love the name Egg Shell Alley.

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  5. The old buildings really are beautiful to see.

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