The Wild Man of Stainfield? – Fascinating Lincolnshire Churches, Stainfield, Part 3

The origin of the legend of the Wild Man of Stainfield is unclear. No one seems to know who he was, though some thought he generally went about naked, his body covered in hair. Even the date of his existence is not certain, though most put it sometime during the 18th and early 19th centuries. … Continue reading The Wild Man of Stainfield? – Fascinating Lincolnshire Churches, Stainfield, Part 3

Remarkable English Church, Stainfield, Lincolnshire, Part 2

Saint Andrew's church in Stainfield is remarkable. It's thought that Christopher Wren designed the building following a visit. The church has been open since 1711 and is still a regular place of worship, though the burial ground these days is at nearby Apley. This area of Lincolnshire is notable for its rich ecclesiastical history, particularly … Continue reading Remarkable English Church, Stainfield, Lincolnshire, Part 2

Fascinating English Churches – Stainfield, Lincolnshire, Part 1

Saint Andrew's Church Stainfield in West Lindsey Lincolnshire, was reputedly designed by Sir Christopher Wren - yes, he of Saint Paul's Cathedral fame. Built in 1711, the church boasts many interesting features, and is made of red brick with stone quoins, apart from the stone eastern wall; this may be a remnant of the former … Continue reading Fascinating English Churches – Stainfield, Lincolnshire, Part 1