Kirton in Lindsey railway station lies at the foot of
the hill upon which this small market town sits. North Lincolnshire
Council's Just Go
demand responsive bus will take visitors to the town
centre and to Mount Pleasant windmill. Trains operating
between Sheffield and Cleethorpes call at the station
on Saturdays only. Monday to Friday the town can be reach by bus
from Scunthorpe or Lincoln.
The market place is a triangle with the Victorian town
hall dominating. A hand pump remains in the centre of the square. In
the south west corner is Cobb Hall and early 19th
century example of an unusual market place encroachment.
From the Market Place this small town spreads out over
the hillside in a picturesque honeycomb of narrow criss-crossing
Mount Pleasant Windmill
Half a mile north from the market place is Mount
windmill. This is a brick tower mill built in 1875. It has a cap and
gear but no sails. They were lost in a storm in November 2015. However
organic flour is still ground there using an electric motor and the
tea room sells both flour and bakery products.