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BOURNE
Lincolnshire         England

in
Words and Pictures

WRITTEN, RESEARCHED AND PHOTOGRAPHED

by Rex Needle

Population 15,000 and 6,000 homes (estimated 2012), 71 listed buildings, town hall, corn exchange, seven churches, town mayor and town council with 15 members returned every four years.

Town sign

 

Photograph of the Week

Photographed in January 2000 by Rex Needle
A fenland landscape near Bourne

The fens are characterised by their wide uninterrupted horizons which give a 360 degree panoramic view and a cloud pattern that is forever changing with clear blue skies suddenly filled with threatening clouds that may mean a heavy storm or just a passing shower. Here on the skyline north of Bourne, beyond fields sprouting their winter wheat, you can see the 15th century tower of Morton church with the whitewashed cottages and the old mill at Dyke village, all illuminated by a burst of bright January sunshine. This is one of many photographs of Bourne and the surrounding area to be found in the Bourne Picture Archive.

Readers are asked to submit their own pictures to be considered for our
Photograph of the Week feature. Read more.

 

 

PEEPS INTO THE PAST

The railway was once an important link with Bourne and the station was situated at the Red Hall that has survived the vibrations from steam locomotives and rolling stock which ran past the building for almost 100 years.

Photographed in 1920

Read more about this town from times gone by

 

 

 

TALES OF BOURNE FROM PAST TIMES
A substantial book about the history of this town running
to 200 pages with 150 photographs both modern and contemporary
 BRIEF LIVES OF BOURNE PEOPLE
 Fifty biographies of the great and the good

A PORTRAIT OF BOURNE
The history of this town on CD-ROM from the earliest times to the present day, now revised and greatly extended for the 2013 edition.

CD-ROM

 

TRADESMEN YOU CAN TRUST
in the Bourne area

 

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