House History

Snowdrop Villa, Wharf Road.

Snowdrop Villa, Wharf Road – Bill Goldthorp   Old Ordnance Survey Map overlaid over current aerial view. A. Snowdrop Villa. B. Fold yard and farm buildings. C. Stack Yard. This farm and much of its land disappeared under a housing development sometime in the 1980s. It was opposite numbers 44 and 46 Avondale, Wharf Road,…

Peat Moss Villas

On the deposited plans, dated 1865 and 1866 for two un-built railways Peat Moss Villas are described as being under construction in 1865 and partly occupied in 1866. Peat Moss Villas are mentioned in both the 1891 and 1901 Census. – details attached. The row of cottages is marked on the 1890 OS Map but…

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…