Tour of Brackenborough Hall and deserted medieval village

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FREE guided tours of the deserted medieval village of Brackenborough, the farm and Brackenborough Hall and Coach House are being offered by Paul and Flora Bennett on Sunday.

Booking is recommended by telephoning 01507 603193.

The tours are part of the Lincolnshire Heritage Open Weekend which offers 69 different events in Lincolnshire from September 8 to 11.

With a Victorian theme this year, the visit to Brackenborough will look at the buildings and landscaping undertaken in the late 19th century by farmer James Robson at Brackenborough, including the granary built above the stables, the kitchen, larder and pantry on the north side of the Hall, the maid’s sitting room and the front rooms used by the family.

There will be a taste of Upstairs, Downstairs as the different parts of the house are explored.

Visitors are invited to bring a picnic to eat on the front lawn.

Tours start at 10.30am and 2pm.

Information about Brackenborough is available on www.BrackenboroughHall.com and brochures are available at the Tourist Office in Louth Town Hall.