When Derek Jacklin drew plans for his wife Paula’s dream home on the back of a cornflake box, he never imagined it would one day lead to a building company of their own. Yet when Chestnut Manor at Willingham by Stow, near Gainsborough, was built, it impressed friends and family so much that soon the couple were being commissioned to build properties themselves.
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Steffie Shields highlights winter gardens worth a visit.
Many people will know the name of butchers George Adams and Sons for its famous pork pies, but fewer will know the family’s association with one of the most prestigious period properties in South Lincolnshire.
When John and Patricia Platt decided to escape to the country, it was an article in the Telegraph that drew them to Lincolnshire.