Saturday 18 June 2022

Binbrook Village.

 Binbrook is a village in the north east of Lincolnshire.  Formerly home to RAF Binbrook and a squadron of English Electric Lightening fighter planes, but the base is now closed.

A few pictures around the centre of Binbrook on a breezy sort of day. 

This memorial is part way through a cleaning program.

The village pump.

The pump dates from the 19th centaury and was built high up on this embankment to enable farmers to fill their water carts.  Hill farmers needed extra water at harvest time for the steam driven threshing machines and also to quench the thirst of their workers.  The pump was refurbished in 1996. 

Olympus EM10 Mk2 + 12-60mm Lumix lens.


  1. Hello David, I especially love the Manor View Stores picture. I wonder if the old pump still works? That's a curious little brick building (the one with Queenie on the door), especially with its smiling face brick insert above the door :)

    1. Yes, the pump still works. The little brick building, with the Queen on it, is either and old porch or an outside toilet!
      Thanks for visiting.

  2. Binbrook is another delightful village - and such excellent photos. The village pump took me back to childhood days, when there was a similar pump, though not as high, on the opposite side of the road to where we lived. The Lincolnshire villages always seem so clean and tidy.

    1. Thanks Mike. Yes, the villages are very clean & tidy, maybe because our visitors never venture away from the coast.