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  • Mr & Mrs Mandeville

    17 September 2017

    Mr and Mrs Mandeville
  • Church Street

    17 September 2017

    Church Street
  • Crown Inn & Memorial

    16 September 2017

    Sarancens Head
  • Crown Inn & Memorial

    21 May 2017

    Crown Inn & Memorial

Saltfeet, Lincolnshire

Saltfleet is a coastal village in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 8 miles (12.9 km) north from Mablethorpe and 11 miles (17.7 km) east from Louth.

The New Inn (1361 A)

The New Inn

The New Inn is a Grade II listed building, dating from the 17th century. The sign above the entrance mentions "William Parker Michael" who would have been the licencee at the time of the photograph.

Taken from a used postcard posted in Peterborough 30 June 1915.

Added to site: 21 February 2017

The Manor House (1393)

The Manor House

The Manor House is situated opposite the New Inn. It was built in 1673.

Added to site: 21 February 2017

Crown Inn & Memorial (1360 A)

Crown Inn and memorial

The Crown Inn has over 200 years of history and was extended on the right-hand side some time after this photo was taken.

The memorial was erected in 1906 in memory of a casualty of the Boer War and has the following inscription:

In memory of Frederick Allen Freshney, Trooper, Imperial Light Horse, who was severely wounded at the Battle of Colenso, South Africa, December 15th 1899 and in consequence thereof died at Saltfleet May 20th 1906 aged 32 years.
Brave in action, patient in suffering.
Erected by his many friends.

Taken from a used postcard that has a King George V ½d (halfpenny) stamp, therefore it was most likely posted between 1st January 1912, when the stamp was first issued, and 3rd June 1918 when the postcard rate increased to 1d.

Added to site: 21 May 2017