History & Heritage in Lincolnshire

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Lincoln Castle, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Lincoln Castle, Lincoln

Lincoln Castle is built on the site of a Roman fort and for a while, used as a prison. Constructed in 1068, it is one of the first Norman castles built. There are several museums in the castle one of which houses one of the four surviving originals of the Magna Carta. You can presently walk ov...

All Saints Church, Fosdyke, Lincolnshire

All Saints Church, Fosdyke

The name of the village is derived from Old English and Old Norse. There is a Grade II listed Anglican church dedicated to All Saints. In the late 19th century it was entirely rebuilt in brick on the site of an older church, in an Early English style. The architect was Edward Browning.

Hackthorn Hall, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Hackthorn Hall, Lincoln

A truly unique setting available to hire for your special event! The gardens and grounds around Hackthorn Hall are available to hire for all types of private functions. Arrangements can be made to provide marquees, catering, and flowers - all you would need! The gardens are open to the public...

Fosdyke Bridge, Fosdyke, Lincolnshire

Fosdyke Bridge, Fosdyke

Spanning the river Welland, a wooden bridge was first built in 1815 to carry traffic from Boston to Kings Lynn. In the early years of the 20th century, this was scrapped and replaced by a metal swing bridge. Today, it carries the almost non-stop traffic of the A17. Fosdyke is a village and one...

Exchequer Gate, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Exchequer Gate, Lincoln

Exchequer Gate is three splendid arched walkways located at the cathedral end of Castle Hill The gate was constructed during the 14th century and it is here that local tennats came to pay rent to the church. Above the arches are two further floors of rooms, which were at one time rented dwelli...

Risegate Eau Pumping Station, Fosdyke, Lincolnshire

Risegate Eau Pumping Station, Fosdyke

The pumping station was built in 1964 and is managed by Welland and Deepings Internal Drainage Board. Nearby Fosdyke is a village and civil parish in the borough of Boston. The population is little more than 500 and is situated 7 miles from the town of Boston.

Henry Godson's Almshouses, Heckington, Lincolnshire

Henry Godson's Almshouses, Heckington

In the delightful village of Heckington, on a pleasant and traditional green, stand the Henry Godson Almshouses. Constructed in 1886 they feature red brick in Flemish bond, slate roofs with raised stone coped gables and moulded kneelers. Godson bequeathed four Almshouses to the village and they...

West Bank Lighthouse, Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire

West Bank Lighthouse, Sutton Bridge

The East and the West Bank Lighthouses in Sutton Bridge are both Grade II listed buildings. Both are described as early 19th century structures with 20th century alterations. Both are brick built, and have been rendered and colour washed. They each consist of a single central red brick stack o...

East Bank Lighthouse, Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire

East Bank Lighthouse, Sutton Bridge

The East and the West Bank Lighthouses in Sutton Bridge are both Grade II listed buildings. Both are described as early 19th century structures with 20th century alterations. Both are brick built, and have been rendered and colour washed. They each consist of a single central red brick stack o...

RAF College Cranwell, Cranwell, Lincolnshire

RAF College Cranwell, Cranwell

RAF College Cranwell is a thriving RAF Station in the heart of the county with a long and distinguished history dating back to its foundations as a Royal Navy Training Establishment in 1916. It was the world’s first Air Academy and today it continues to select and train the next generation of o...

Raymond Mays, Bourne, Lincolnshire

Raymond Mays, Bourne

Thomas Raymond Mays was an racing driver from Bourne and was the driving force behind the E.R.A. and B.R.M. Racing Cars.

Spilsby Christian Fellowship, Spilsby, Lincolnshire

Spilsby Christian Fellowship, Spilsby

A family friendly, independent church aiming to share and show the Love of God, through practical, emotional and social support to all members of our local community, with an emphasis on families. We offer a variety of services, from our Halton Road premises, and run weekly parent, baby and toddl...

Roll of Honour Memorial, Heckington, Lincolnshire

Roll of Honour Memorial, Heckington

Forty-three names mark the roll of honour that stands before the village green in Heckington. It is peaceful reflection of the sacrifices made. Heckington is a large village and civil parish in the North Kesteven district of the county and is situated between Sleaford and Swineshead Bridge.

When In Sleaford, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

When In Sleaford, Sleaford

When in Sleaford… is an art trail inspired by the rich heritage of Sleaford. The trail is marked by a series of bronze roundels, created by artist David Mackie, sited in pavements and on walls around the town. The artworks act as way-markers. Maps for the trail are available from the NC...

Heckington Methodist Church, Heckington, Lincolnshire

Heckington Methodist Church, Heckington

The first Wesleyan Methodist chapel in the village was built in 1809, but this was replaced by a new chapel in 1835. The building of the current church started in 1904 to designs by Nottingham-based architect Albert Edward Lambert and took a year for completion The church is part of the S...