Category: Churches

September 7, 2018

Temperance Hall

The temperance hall was located on Fieldside and was demolished in 1984. A bungalow, called Melody Lodge now stands on its site. The deeds of the building that are now included with those of Melody Lodge provide some of its history. In 1833 the trustees of the of the Wesleyan Sunday School acquired the copyhold property on Fieldside from Thomas Pettinger and his wife for the sum of […]

October 21, 2017

COPY OF CROWLE CHURCH TERRIER, 1718, Being a Statement of the Property belonging to Crowle Church

This is transcribed from teh Epworth Bells dated 29th August & 5th September 1874 The following contains some interesting information as to Crowle Church, Vicarage, and Glebe lands, 156 years ago. The Document has been lent to us by a friend, to make such extracts from it as may be deemed desirable ; and believing that it will be preserved by some of our readers […]

October 8, 2017

Crowle Parish Church Faculties – As indexed at Lincoln Archives

Date Description Reference 3 July 1754 Seat for Ann Cowley and Susannah Frogatt. DIOC/FB/1/131 1770 To appropriate a seat Faculties 11, 70, Citation 5 21st March 1785 Church Faculties 4, 13 4th September 1792 Church (North Aisle) Faculties 4, 40 1784 To appropriate a seat Faculties 10, 20, Box 79 1773 To appropriate a seat Faculties 10, 26, Box 77 1812 To appropriate a seat […]

June 20, 2017

Wesleyan Methodist Chapel – Stone-laying ceremony

Sheffield Daily Telegraph – Tuesday 24 May 1904 LINCOLNSHIRE. NEW CHAPEL FOR CROWLE. STONE-LAYING CEREMONY. The stone-laying ceremony in connection with the new Wesleyan Church, at Crowle, in course erection The stone-laying ceremony in connection with the new Wesleyan Church, at Crowle, in course erection near the site from which the old building has been removed, took place yesterday. Stones were laid Messrs. R. W. […]

March 17, 2017

Crowle Parish Church Archaeological Survey 2012

Summary A programme of archaeological recording was undertaken in 2010 at st Oswald’s Church Crowle during reordering works Pew platforms in the nave and north aisle were removed and replaced with flagstones flush with the existing floors. A kitchen area was installed at the west end of the north aisle. The font was moved from the west to the east end of the nave and […]

March 12, 2017

Crowle Church as described in The History and Topography of the Isle of Axholme, Stonehouse

THE CHURCH, DEDICATED to St. Oswald, which is of Saxon origin, contains at the west end some remains of the original fabric. There is a very ancient doorway, formed by a large stone, resting on two other large stones, having on one side, some grotesque figures, carved in a very rude manner; and on the other side, next the present belfry, a wreathed pattern is […]

March 12, 2017

St Oswald’s Church, Archaeological Recording 2012

St Oswald’s Church, Crowle, North Lincs Archaeological Recording NGR: SE 9025 2552 N Lincs Museum Accn Code: CWCY Pa report no CRPCC01-PAL 2012/21 September 2012   Crowle Parish Church Archaeological Survey 2012 – Report Crowle Parish Church Archaeological Survey 2012 – Appendix 1 Crowle Parish Church Archaeological Survey 2012 – Appendix 2 Crowle Parish Church Archaeological Survey 2012 – The Figures – 1 Crowle Parish Church […]

October 4, 2016

Baptist Church

The Baptist community within Crowle is reputed to date back to 1599, making it one of the oldest Baptist congregations in the country. The current Chapel and attached school room were constructed in 1879 on the site of an earlier chapel, dating to the 1820s. This rebuilding coincided with the peak in Crowle’s prosperity. The building remained unaltered in footprint until some point after the […]