Category: Roads

January 1, 1970

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 – I guess the wild moorland would be an easy place […]

January 1, 1970

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 is available on-line at http://www.archive.org/stream/lincolnshirenot01sympgoog#page/n6/mode/2up Page 89/90 Lincolnshire Notes & Queries. […]

January 1, 1970

Wharf Road, Crowle, as it was. Bill Goldthorp

Modern Wharf Road, stretches from Godnow Road to Crowle Station. It was not always so, parts once had different names. Crowle Map Old Street Names. When I was a boy, 1933 to 1951, when I went to university. Mill Road was often referred to by the older residents as Mill Trod, to my mind much more picturesque than Mill Road. Fieldside was never referred to […]

January 1, 1970

Mill Trod – Submitted by Bill Goldthorp

Submitted by Bill Goldthorpe Mill Road, Crowle, Mill Trod was the name given to Mill Road by the older inhabitants of Crowle when I was a boy, although by then the official name was Mill Road. I feel very sad that many of these old names have been modified. Mill Trod, makes me think of a tired farmer plodding alongside his horse and cart with […]

January 1, 1970

Crowle High Street

Crowle High Street at its junction with Potts Lane Crowle High Street at its junction with Godnow Road Crowle High Street near Chafors Crowle High Street looking towards Chrch Street High Street looking from Church Street High Street at its junction with Cross Street High Street looking towards junction with Cross Street Windsor Road looking towards Marsh Road

January 1, 1970

Church Street

Church Street from the High Street The lower end of Church Street Vicar’s Walk