Ivy Cottage Demolished

The demolition is taking place at Skegness this week of Ivy Cottage, Sea View Road, one of the oldest houses, and familiar to thousands of visitors to the North Shore side of Skegness. It is a very roomy cottage, built in bungalow style, and is being pulled down in order to widen the road leading…

Model Lifeboat

Lifeboat A boat of very peculiar build, said to be a model life-boat, is now lying at Skegness, near the Sea View Hotel. It is totally unlike any boat we have ever seen before, and it looks as if no sea could ever upset it. Source: Boston Guardian 17 October 1874

Sea Eagle Shot in Ingoldmells

A Sea Eagle measuring about seven-and-a-half feet in breadth from the tip of each wing, and weighing thirteen-and-a-half pounds, was shot a few days ago, by a man named Tooley, at Ingoldmells Marsh. It is said to have been above twenty years since a bird of the description was met with in that part of…

Skegness Open-air Swimming Pool

The present open-air pool as it looked in 1928, shortly after its opening. The dome which also covered a stage for concerts in the Tea Gardens on the other side, has been demolished this winter as part of the development of the Embassy Centre. The balcony on the left and the old entrance from Grand…