Mareham-Le-Fen Places To Visit

Places Of Interest In Mareham-le-fen

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Mareham-le-fen
Is an old village with a number of thatched cottages and a large number of mud and stud buildings, many of which are now brick encased but these where originally built using local material ,the mud being a mixture of clay straw and hair,the stud ,which was the framework on which the mud was placed was made from timber.

There is within the village the tower of a windmill now less its sails ,it was for some years driven by a motor but ceased to be in used in the late forty's

The Church of St Helen
Well worth a look round with its old stain glass windows local sandstone construction and square tower the church is open on saturdays as well as being open for services on Sundays see the history section for a little more detail

The Royal Oak
This is featured on the home page and served a good pint, unfortunately it has recently been closed

A farmhouse on Watery Lane has a 30 foot monkey puzzle tree probably brought to the village by James Roberts who sailed with captain Cook

A view of Boston Stump 13 miles away, can be seen from the hill top and at the brow of the hill a view of Lincoln Cathedral 20 Miles away, can also be seen, depending on weather conditions you can hear the song birds in the day time and see owls hunting down the dykes at dusk