History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
We know that Pickworth must have been a prosperous place in the early medieval period, for the Domesday Book lists it as having 40 households and a church.
On Mill Lane is Pickworth Mill, a small tower mill built in the early 19th century to replace an earlier post mill. The mill was used to grind flour, cereal grain, and animal feed, and continued in operation until the early 20th century. The building was used for cheese production, but now the base of the mill has been incorporated into a modern house.
The manor house on Church Lane dates to the early 19th century and is listed Grade II for its historic interest. Much older is Old Hall Farm House off Rotten Sykes Lane, which was built in 1608, as attested by a datestone to the left of the main entrance.
Address: Pickworth, Lincolnshire, England
Attraction Type: Village
Photo Credit: Bob Harvey, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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