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    Default Cringlebeck Farm, Roxby, Lincolnshire, March 2020


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    1. The History
    Cringlebeck Farm is located near Roxby in the North of Lincolnshire. The farmhouse, which was built in 1872, is in fact two farm workers cottages and an extended range of farm outbuildings. Bar that, not a massive amount of information on this place. The house and barns did belong to the Elwes Estate, as did most of the rented cottages in Roxby.

    Planning permission for replacement of two cottages with single dwelling in February 2017 was tabled and granted then planning permission for the conversion of existing redundant agricultural buildings to 3 dwellings, including additional external alterations to each building was granted in January 2018. The plot was on the market in October 2018 for an asking price of £350,000 but it is unclear if it sold or not.

    The farm in happier days:

    Cringlebeck Farm by HughieDW, on Flickr

    2. The Explore
    After a day of fails, it was on to the banker derps. Probably not of interest to most, there isnít much left as the two cottages have been pretty-much stripped bare. However, the light, the colours and the extensive farm outbuildings made it worthy of a twenty-minute mooch. The date-stone was quite nice too.

    3. The Pictures

    Not one house but actually 2 farm workers cottages:

    Cringlebeck 01 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Hereís that date stone:

    img5995 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Inside itís a bit bleak:

    Cringlebeck 02 by HughieDW, on Flickr



    Cringlebeck 03 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Up-stairs is bare but at least lighter:

    Cringlebeck 04 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    And has nice views:
    Cringlebeck 05 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    img5999 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    img6000 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    The out-houseís roof looks like it needs a bit of care and attention:

    Cringlebeck 06 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    As is its stove:

    img6003 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    img6008 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    This was the most interesting contraption in the vast farm outbuildings:

    Cringlebeck 07 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    img6004 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Cringlebeck 08 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Cringlebeck 09 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    That heater doesnít heat no more!

    Cringlebeck 10 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Loving the old produce boxes too:

    Cringlebeck 11 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    And these hand-painted signs:

    img6015 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    img6009 by HughieDW, on Flickr

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    The two houses and the farm could do with renovation. They are in a poor state but can be saved. The cottages could be made into holiday lets.
    When the going gets tough - the tough get going.

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    Your machine looks very similar to one of these in our local watermill.
    Some sort of grain separator maybe?

    IMG_3778 by Bikin Glynn, on Flickr
    What the hell am I doing, I mean really at my age!

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    They're Winnowing Fans - separate the grain from the chaff and are very common on old farms.

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