Willingham_House

Title: Willingham House
Author: Bridge House Real Photo Series
Date:

An October 2017 scan of an original c1920s photo

Comments:

Willingham House was built c1790 for Lieutenant-Colonel Ayscoghe Boucherett who was a landowner and businessman and also the MP for Great Grimsby from 1796 to 1803.

Willingham House was blown up by the Royal Engineers in 1967 following years of neglect. The house had been a prison camp during and following WWII and then a MOD training camp.

Note the crossed out Willingham House stamp on this letter from a German POW:

www.imagesoflincolnshire.co.uk/Prisoner_of_War_Post.html

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