County Hotel Foundation Stones Laid

An interesting little ceremony was enacted at Skegness yesterday afternoon, when foundation stones of the new County Hotel, at the junction of North Parade and Castleton Boulevard, were laid by the three children of Mr Harry Bateman, chairman and managing directot of Messrs. George Bateman and Sons of Wainfleet, who are responsible for the venture.…

Ancient Burial Ground Cock Hill Burgh

LINCOLNSHIRE COCKPIT During last summer the curiosity of thousands of motorists their way to Skegness was aroused by the fact that excavations were being carried on by students at the mound near Burgh Church. It is interesting to learn that the mound, which is known as Cock Hill, revealed some Interesting finds. A college committee…

The Ship Inn Art Deco Architecture

£20,000 Hotel of Glass and Steel Yesterday’s Opening of Home Brewery Co’s New Ship Nottingham Lord Mayor’s Good Wishes   The Ship Hotel – the Home Brewery Company’s £20,000 enterprise of Castleton Boulevard and Roman Bank opened its doors for the first time since its completion on 24th April, 1934. “This is a further indication of the Home…

How Salt Was Obtained at the Seaside

Map of 1595 Found A remarkable map has been discovered by Mr. G. R. Walshaw, of Brumby Hall, Scunthorpe, President of the North-West Lincolnshire Historical Association. It is the work of William Haywarde, dated 1595, and throws interesting light, both by the method of drawing and an explanatory panel, on the field systems of that…