ANY-Village - Local Information with Global Search

FULBECK.CO.UK

Bookmarks

Post to Del.icio.us Post Google Bookmarks Post to my Yahoo Post to Mister Wong Post to Digg.com


Language
Country
United Kingdom
England
Lincolnshire
Fulbeck
Home Home
FREE Email FREE
Email
Wikipedia & Facts Wikipedia
& Facts
Genealogy Surnames Genealogy
Surnames
Guestbook Forums Guestbook
Forums
Village Hall & Events Village
Hall &
Events
Property buy-let- share Property
buy-let-
share
Jobs & Charity Jobs &
Charity
Classified Ads & Free Classified
Ads & Free
Locally Ebay &amp;<br />Classifieds Locally
Ebay &
Classifieds
Dating Dating
Local Campaigns & Issues Local
Campaigns
& Issues
Picture Gallery Picture
Gallery
Local<br />News Local
News
Contribute
Contribute
Become a local Contributor
Contributors Login
Upload pictures to Picture Gallery
Upload your Parish Magazine
Sign our Guestbook
Add your Business
Information
Information
Art, Music & Literature
Community Needs
Emergency Services
Genealogy Surnames
Heritage & History
House & Garden
Images & Maps
Medical & Health
Parish Council
Parish Magazines
Pet's Corner
People
Post Office
Miscellaneous
Schools & Education
Search the Web
Picture Gallery
Community Information
Local News
Local News
News
Blogs
News & Newsletters
My Town/Village
Your ANY-Village
Your ANY-Village
FREE Email
Business Directory
Wikipedia & Facts
Guestbook Forums
For Sale & Free Recycling
Broadband, VOIP & ADSL
Property buy-let- share
Jobs & Charity
Classified Ads & Free
Social
Social
Events & Diary
Messageboards & Forum
Sports & Activities
Dating
Societies & Groups
Societies & Groups
Mothers & Toddlers
Local Charities
Churches
Local Groups & WI
Local Campaigns & Issues
Travel
Travel
Travel
Hotels and B & B
Area & Tourism
Food & Drink
Attractions & Leisure
Transport
Weather
  Featured Sites
 Tell us about your community website
Top local websites: Hunstanton   Great Chesterford   Headington
 
  Your Ad Here
  If you would like your business advertised here please contact us here ANY-Village Advertising  
  Local Map
 
Wrong map or Geo information? Let us know.
 
  Local Picture Gallery
 

 
  About your Area
 

Fulbeck is a small village inside the northern perimeter of South Kesteven, Lincolnshire that lies between Grantham and Lincoln on the A607. To the north is Leadenham, and to the south is Caythorpe.

In 1986, the former airfield of RAF Fulbeck had the dubious honour of being considered by the United Kingdom government body, NIREX, as one possible site for an underground deep storage facility for the country's nuclear waste. Geological investigations took place but plans for the facility were abandoned in 1987. The RAF base was used from October 1944 until the end of the war by two Lancaster squadrons, one of which was 189 sqdn.

The village has an attractive old pub called the Hare and Hounds. The church, St. Nicholas dates back to 1300 AD, and has an unusual 8 pinnacled bell tower, a window restored in about 1858 but kept in the original 1300 AD style, and a Perpendicular Gothic window.

Contents

[edit] Fulbeck Hall

Fulbeck Hall, the home of the Fane family since 1632, has been much altered. It now mostly in the classically inspired style of the 18th century. It was acquired by Sir Francis Fane, courtier and commander of the King's forces at Doncaster and Lincoln. He was allowed to buy back the confiscated estate and before the Restoration of Charles II in 1660 occupied much of his time in rebuilding the Hall in Restoration style. It was burned down 30 December 1731 and was rebuilt 1732-1733. His son, also Sir Francis, had only one male descendant who died childless. His widow inherited Fulbeck and passed it on her death in 1767 to a second cousin once removed, Henry Fane. From him it passed to Thomas Fane, 8th Earl of Westmorland who gave it to his younger son Henry in 1783. He was a clerk in the Treasury before in 1772 he became Keeper of the King's Private Roads, Gates and Bridges. He followed and accompanied a long list of Fanes as Members of Parliament for Lyme Regis. In 1777 Henry Fane married Anne Batson by whom he had 14 children. In 1784 they occupied Fulbeck and enlarged and refurnished it, adding a new north wing.

Many of the contents of Fulbeck Hall were sold by Sotheby's in October 2002. Included in the sale where letters and mementos given by the Duke of Wellington to two members of the Fane family - Harriet Fane, (better known as the early 19th century diarist Mrs Arbuthnot) and her cousin Lady Georgiana Fane. [1]

[edit] Notes

  1. , Sotheby's

[edit] References

Calendar of Sales at Sotheby's Olympia retrieved 10 May 2007

  • Smith, E.A. (1994). Wellington and the Arbuthnots: a triangular friendship. UK: Alan Sutton Publishing. ISBN 0-7509-0629-4. 

[edit] External links

Coordinates: 53°02'37?N 0°35'28?W? / ?53.0436, -0.5911


(Source: Wikipedia)
 
  Latest News
 

Work for us - We are looking for enterprising, community-minded people with time and a digital camera to help populate our local websites.

 
  Latest Additions in ANY-Village
 
 
  Contributors
 

We are currently working on the Fulbeck profile and would be pleased to receive contributions from anyone who knows it well.


Contributor Login
  Username:
  Password:
 
Password Reminder
Join the Contributor Community Now
 
ANY Web Spacer
Online Hotel Reservations

Online Hotel Reservations





About us   «»  FAQ   «»  Guestbook   «»  Add a link   «»  Business Directory
Find local businesses and services in Fulbeck with ANY-Village.
Please read our FAQs and contact us if you have any questions or comments about this web site.
Visit our ANY-Village Site in:   United States     United Kindom     Switzerland
Privacy ]  [ Anti-Spam ]  [ Disclaimer ]  [ Copyright ]  
Copyright © 1999-2019 ANY-Web Ltd. All rights reserved.