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Caption for Saxilby, High Street C1965: The whole of the shop extension has been removed, the chimney has gone from the house behind the shop, and it has all been redeveloped. On the other side of the street, the bay-windowed house was a hardware shop, but is a house now; next door the white hut was a blacksmith's, but has since been demolished.

An extract from Lincolnshire Living Memories.

Memories of Saxilby, High Street c1965

Until the current concrete flood walls and steel piles that line the banks of the Fossdyke Canal were installed in the mid-1960s, this area of the village regularly flooded during the autumn and winter months. Lots of fishermen from Sheffield would arrive by train during the season to take part in (...Read full memory)

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