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:

49657057053_6662094cc3_z.jpg 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 isn’t 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:

49652596218_dedb9aac32_b.jpg Cringlebeck 01 by HughieDW, on Flickr

Here’s that date stone:

49656168128_581736f219_b.jpg img5995 by HughieDW, on Flickr

Inside it’s a bit bleak:

49653132881_a26c2f9672_b.jpg Cringlebeck 02 by HughieDW, on Flickr

49653132801_4c3c219f63_b.jpg Cringlebeck 03 by HughieDW, on Flickr

Up-stairs is bare but at least lighter:

49652595688_69bec4c00f_b.jpg Cringlebeck 04 by HughieDW, on Flickr

And has nice views:
49653408642_b7107d15a7_b.jpg Cringlebeck 05 by HughieDW, on Flickr

49656701936_46ffb39b5a_b.jpg img5999 by HughieDW, on Flickr

49656166128_22deb162e8_b.jpg img6000 by HughieDW, on Flickr

The out-house’s roof looks like it needs a bit of care and attention:

49653132476_536deb844e_b.jpg Cringlebeck 06 by HughieDW, on Flickr

As is its stove:

49656165353_e005b96646_b.jpg img6003 by HughieDW, on Flickr

49656980802_e895be0bc7_b.jpg img6008 by HughieDW, on Flickr

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

49652595278_25422fc3aa_b.jpg Cringlebeck 07 by HughieDW, on Flickr

49656164648_f58dfc657f_b.jpg img6004 by HughieDW, on Flickr

49653132016_0ab1e07af5_b.jpg Cringlebeck 08 by HughieDW, on Flickr

49652594843_e5edf8f114_b.jpg Cringlebeck 09 by HughieDW, on Flickr

That heater doesn’t heat no more!

49652594558_f804b8199a_b.jpg Cringlebeck 10 by HughieDW, on Flickr

Loving the old produce boxes too:

49653407467_863cdea704_b.jpg Cringlebeck 11 by HughieDW, on Flickr

And these hand-painted signs:

49656162833_e4d621b965_b.jpg img6015 by HughieDW, on Flickr

49656698586_bc317e74cd_b.jpg img6009 by HughieDW, on Flickr

Hugh Jorgan

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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.

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