Places of Note

Alford Corn Exchange

Picture of Alford Corn Exchange http://www.alfordcornexchange.co.uk
Built in 1856 at a cost of £1,400 (Kellys directory 1896), the building bears the Hamilton family motto “Ride Through”.  A Grade II listed building used for functions and events run by the Alford Corn Exchange Community Group.

Alford Manor House

Picture of Alford Manor House  http://www.alfordmanorhouse.co.uk.

Built in 1611 this is a II*listed building, and now owned and run by the Alford Civic Trust, the Manor House was extensively refurbished over many years. It now serves as a museum and venue for a variety of functions from weddings to birth ceremonies.  Venue for the May and August Craft Market.  

 

 

St Wilfrids Church

Picture of St Wilfrids Church in the snow

Built around 1350 it is the town’s oldest building, built to replace the earlier church on site since 1150.  The grammar school began life here in a school room above the porch

Alford Windmill

Picture of Alford Windmill

Set on the approach to Alford from Mablethorpe, the Windmill is a well known emblem of the town.  Built in 1815 and the sole survivor of four mills in Alford. 

Memorial Park

Picture of entrance to Memorial Park

 

Formerly known as “The Rec” and given to trustees as a Children’s Play Park, the area was subject to extensive refurbishment since 2000 and is now the town’s Memorial Park, named as a dedication to those who died in WW II