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Baston (1940s)

Baston in the 1940s. Exact location unknown but the image is marked as having been taken from near the “Institute”.

Baston Main Street

A view along Main Street Baston probably dating back to the 1940s with a similar 2012 shot below.

Baston – Main Street

Looking west along Main Street in Baston showing the old Black Horse Inn.

An excellent account of life in the village at the time can be read at http://homepages.which.net/~rex/bourne/villagegames.htm

Baston, Main Street

Looking east along Baston Main Street in the 1940s, possibly from the junction with Church Street.

Vintage car at Baston c.1905

Just love the old vehicle in this shot from Baston which must have been one of the first on our local roads. The CT 161 registration plate shows that it was registered at Kesteven (Lincs) sometime between 1903 and 1905.