Chapel St Leonards, The Vine Hotel 1959

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Caption for Chapel St Leonards, The Vine Hotel 1959: The Vine Hotel was certainly the largest building in the village; it was built before the Second World War. The writer seems to recall it being more of a very popular pub than a busy hotel. There were two hotels in the village, the Vine in the village centre and the Grange along Sea Bank Road just behind the sand hills.

An extract from Lincolnshire Living Memories.

Memories of Chapel St Leonards


When I was a child in the 1950s and 1960s we went to chapel every year and stayed in a bungalow named FAIRVIEW which is on the corner of Sunningdale Drive and South Road. Across the road lived an AA man with his motor bike and sidecar, further round South Road lived a blind man who used to make (...Read full memory)

John and May Mcgahan worked in a Chapel-St-Leonards' chipshop for Ben? My mother was called Margaret Mcgahan. Does anyone remember them? Did you work with them? I would like to find out more.< also trying to find my dad alan smith who worked at the neptune and lived in the chalets next door i think he moved away with his dad to build boats

My grandfather had a holiday home that was washed away in the 1953 floods, it was a very unsual property from what I have been told, but have never seen an image of it. It was 2 old railway carriages that sat overlooking the sea about a half mile north of Chapel (...Read full memory)

Hi, This is a long shot I know; but does anyone know of a John Miles - will be aged between 36-40 now. About 20 years ago he used to live at Sea Bank Cottage, Sea Bank Lane but moved, and we lost contact. All I know is the above, and that he used to work in an arcade in Ingoldmells called 'Tickled Pink' then worked (...Read full memory)

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Caption for Chapel St Leonards, The Vine Hotel 1959: The Vine Hotel was certainly the largest building in the village; it was built before the Second World War. The writer seems to recall it being more of a very popular pub than a busy hotel. There were two hotels in the village, the Vine in the village centre and the Grange along Sea Bank Road just behind the sand hills.

An extract from Lincolnshire Living Memories.

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