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Mark Benson's Snapshots

  1. All Saints Church

    Snapshot Title: All Saints Church
    Taken by: Mark Benson

    Image: Legbourne from the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds
    Image Owner: Mark Benson



    Description:

    Legbourne's Curch of England church, All Saints, stands in the historic centre of the village.



  2. Oilseed Rape

    Snapshot Title: Oilseed Rape
    Taken by: Mark Benson

    Image: Legbourne from the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds
    Image Owner: Mark Benson



    Description:

    The crop in the near field is Oilseed Rape. As the name suggests his crop is grown for it's oil which is extracted fro mthe crushed seed. It is a common crop in this area of Lincolnshire and alas is t...



  3. Legbourne Wood

    Snapshot Title: Legbourne Wood
    Taken by: Mark Benson

    Image: Legbourne from the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds
    Image Owner: Mark Benson



    Description:

    To the south of the village is Legbourne Wood, a small area of managed woodland currently under the care of the Lincilnshire Wildlife Trust. The wood is home to many birde species, as well as small de...



  4. Railway Line

    Snapshot Title: Railway Line
    Taken by: Mark Benson

    Image: Legbourne from the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds
    Image Owner: Mark Benson



    Description:

    The linear hedgerwos in the centre are the distinctive trace of the former railway line that runs through the village and out into the countryside beyond.



  5. RAF Manby Buildings

    Snapshot Title: RAF Manby Buildings
    Taken by: Mark Benson

    Image: Legbourne from the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds
    Image Owner: Mark Benson



    Description:

    Visible in the distance, large buildings can be seen that are what remains fo the former RAF Manby Camp, which closed inthe 1970s.



  6. Windmill Tower

    Snapshot Title: Windmill Tower
    Taken by: Mark Benson

    Image: Legbourne from the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds
    Image Owner: Mark Benson



    Description:

    Just visible through the trees is the former windmill tower, now part of a private property adjacent to the OLSTEN trout farm.



  7. Methodist Chapel

    Snapshot Title: Methodist Chapel
    Taken by: Mark Benson

    Image: Legbourne from the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds
    Image Owner: Mark Benson



    Description:

    The former Methodist Chapel (now a proivate home) can be seen behind the newer houses.



  8. Old Railway Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Old Railway Bridge
    Taken by: Mark Benson

    Image: Legbourne from the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds
    Image Owner: Mark Benson



    Description:

    An old railway bridge on the disused reailway line that eruns through Legbourne



  9. Western Legbourne

    Snapshot Title: Western Legbourne
    Taken by: Mark Benson

    Image: Legbourne from the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds
    Image Owner: Mark Benson



    Description:

    Western end of the village including much of the old village and the folrmer railway crossing.



  10. Eastern Legborne

    Snapshot Title: Eastern Legborne
    Taken by: Mark Benson

    Image: Legbourne from the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds
    Image Owner: Mark Benson



    Description:

    Eastern end of the village, including several new housing developments constructed inthe 1980s.



  11. Centre of Legbourne

    Snapshot Title: Centre of Legbourne
    Taken by: Mark Benson

    Image: Legbourne from the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds
    Image Owner: Mark Benson



    Description:

    Legbourne All Saints Church of England church and the centre of the village. It is mostly obscured by trees from this view.