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Gordon Boswell Romany Museum

Clay Lake, Spalding PE12 6BL, UK

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About Gordon Boswell Romany Museum

The Gordon Boswell Romany Museum is a unique museum and is the life's work of Gordon Boswell, a Romany gypsy, who created it to preserve and honor Romany history and traditions. This is the largest collection of Romany Vardos in the world and is the largest museum of Romany history. Old photos and sketches go back over 150 years. The museum also operates a number of non-Romany vehicles, including a horse-drawn hearse.


Attractions near Gordon Boswell Romany Museum

Ayscoughfee Hall Museum and Gardens1.42km from Gordon Boswell Romany Museum

Ayscoughfee Hall is a grade I listed building and modest associated parkland in central Spalding, Lincolnshire, England, and is a landmark on the fen tour. The house, currently a museum, was built for a local wool merchant, traditionally supposed to be Richard Ailwyn in the fifteenth century. The house is substantially unchanged from that period, and would be recognisable to a visitor from the fifteenth century.

Moulton Windmill6.13km from Gordon Boswell Romany Museum

Moulton Mill is the tallest windmill in the country, standing nine stories high and reaching exactly 80 feet to the curb and 100 feet to the top of its cap. The nine-storeyed mill is 80 ft to the curb and 100 ft to the top of the ogee cap. In full working order again with its four patent sails on, Moulton mill is the tallest working windmill in Great Britain and one of the tallest worldwide.

Crowland Abbey10.77km from Gordon Boswell Romany Museum

Crowland Abbey, is a place of prayer and worship in the town of Crowland, Lincolnshire. It was founded in memory of St. Guthlac early in the eighth century by Ethelbald, King of Mercia, but was entirely destroyed and the community slaughtered by the Danes in 866. Crowland is well known to historians as the probable home of the Croyland Chronicle of Pseudo-Ingulf, begun by one of its monks and continued by several other hands.

Baldock's Mill15.76km from Gordon Boswell Romany Museum

Baldocks Mill is the only remaining mill in the town and is over 200 years old.  The building was one of three mills around the site of Bourne Castle. Two water wheels now power Baldock's Mill. Bourne has many famous sons and two of them are featured in displays at the mill.

Bourne War Memorial15.81km from Gordon Boswell Romany Museum

Bourne War Memorial Gardens is located in Bourne. This memorial garden features floral beds, a stone war memorial and willow trees. Funding has recently been approved for ten memorial stones to be added to the site. The gardens are immaculately kept & a great place to walk.

St Guthlac's Church15.84km from Gordon Boswell Romany Museum

Saint Guthlac's Church, Market Deeping is a parish church of the Church of England in Market Deeping, Lincolnshire, England.  The church is in the Diocese of Lincoln in the Deanery of Elloe West. St Guthlac's is a member of the Deepings Churches Together, a local organisation of churches within The Deepings, and a member of the St Guthlac fellowship. As of 2020 the rector is the Reverend Georgina Holding.

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Lincolnshire is a county in the East Midlands of England.  The majority of tourism in Lincolnshire relies on the coastal resorts and towns to the east of the Lincolnshire Wolds. The county has some of the best-known seaside resorts in the United Kingdom, which are a major attraction to visitors from across England, especially the East Midlands and parts of Yorkshire.