Manor of Crowle

Crowle Commons

  Crowle Commons on the 1738 Manorial Plan The enclosure of the open fields and commons at the beginning of the 19th century brought about a significant change to the map of Crowle and Ealand, The 1738 manorial plan and survey gives a superb insight into the layout of the open fields and commons in…

Crowle 1630

In 1628 the Manor of Crowle and number of other Manors were conveyed to the City of London by Charles I in satisfaction of two loans made to him by the Corporation, This was known as the Ditchfield grant. The following is the survey of Crowle carried out for the City of London Corporation by Robert…

An Account of the Stints of Croul Commons

Fromw the survey of Crowle Manor 1738 – Lincoln Archives CM 8/12 An Account of the Stints of Croul Commons The Yorkshire Common, North End Common, Marsh Common, Nuthill Common, are those which are called the Cow Commons or Stinted Commons and are stocked by the several persons that inhabit the Common Right Houses, which…

The bounder of the whole Lordship of Croule

The bounder of the whole Lordship of Croule

From the Manorial Survey 1738 – Lincoln Archives CM 8/12 Extracted from the survey taken for the Citizens of London then owners of the Lordship, Michaelmas 1629 The bounder of the whole Lordship of Croule Beginning at Durtness Wash and down Callen Dyke to the Ellers in Star Car, From the Ellers in Star Car…

Manor of Crowle in Stonehouse

MANOR OF CROULE. FTER descending the downland lawns, and passing through the fertile plain called Belton Field, the traveller enters a similar tract of land, where the town of Crul, or Croule, stands close to one of the branches of the southern Don. The word Crul is probably a corruption of the Dutch word Krol,…

Lords of the Manor of Crowle

In mediaeval times the manor was the nucleus of English rural life. At the Norman conquest all the land in England was owned by the monarch who then granted the use of it to earls, barons, and others, in return for military service. The lord of the manor had both economic and judicial powers. Regular…