Roads

Street Names on the 1822 Enclosure Map for Crowle

The 1822 Enclosure map for Crowle has street names marked on the map; Common Townside Road – now known as Windsor Road Bellamy’s Road – this was off Common Townside Road Broad Fleet Road – now known as Godnow Road Broad Fleet – is marked on the short section of the High Street between Fieldside…

Godnow Road

According to “The Isle of Axholme – Its place-names and river-names, John K Johnstone, 1886.” Godney Bridge, near Crowle. Godn is a contracted form of the personal name Goodwin, and the suffix ey means and island, sometimes the water which surrounded the island. On old maps the area around Godnow is shown as Godknow –…

George Stovin & Justice Hall Lane

George Stovin & Justice Hall Lane

According t the following article, Justice Hall was built in 1728 by George Stovin – the antiquary and was so named because he was a magistrate – this has nothing to do with the Manor of Crowle. A search of possible sources provides an answer in “Lincolnshire notes and queries, Volume 4” published in 1896. This…