Cowbit Church of England School

Cowbit Church of England School

The Cowbit Church of England School was founded in 1712 by a bequest in the will of Thomas Andrew of Peakhill, which gifted land for the purpose. The wish of the founder was that these children would be given a good education and be brought up to lead a Christian...
Cowbit

Cowbit

Cowbit was, in ancient times, a hamlet of Spalding and so had to contribute to the upkeep of the Priory. In fact, it was about a quarter of the parish of Spalding, having to provide a quarter of the whole rate. However, it was not a good agricultural proposition since...
Cowbit Railway Station

Cowbit Railway Station

A view of Cowbit Railway Station. The station was opened by the Great Northern Railway on 2 September 1867. It was located on the route between Spalding and March. In the 1950’s it was a frequent ‘best kept garden’ finalist. The station eventually...
Newborn’s Mill, Cowbit 30th June 1923

Newborn’s Mill, Cowbit 30th June 1923

Newbon’s Mill, Cowbit 30th June 1933 Erected in 1798 as a short, well ‘battered’ mill, this tower mill was later raised by another floor, resulting in a rather pleasing concave tower which survives today. This work may have been carried out shortly before 1815. Mr. H....