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...

Stamford AFC, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Stamford AFC, Stamford

Stamford AFC is a non-league football club known as The Daniels who play at the Borderville Sports Centre. In 1894 the town’s two most prominent clubs Stamford Town & Rutland Ironworks agreed to amalgamate. Initially the club adopted the name of the Rutland Ironworks who were viewed as...

Boston Town FC, Boston, Lincolnshire

Boston Town FC, Boston

The club was established as Boston FC in 1964 by former officials of Boston United who were concerned over United's financial problems Life began at the Mayflower Sports Ground for a few months, before moving to their current ground on Tattershall Road. They joined the Lincolnshire League and won...

St Andrew's Church, Donington on Bain, Lincolnshire

St Andrew's Church, Donington on Bain

In the centre of the village stands a delightful, Grade II listed, 12th century church dedicated to St Andrew. It has an unbuttressed Norman west tower and the chancel was rebuilt during the 19th century. Donington on Bain is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of the count...

St Margaret's Church, Huttoft, Lincolnshire

St Margaret's Church, Huttoft

Huttoft is a small village 4.5 miles (7.2 km) east of the market town of Alford in the East Lindsey district of the county.The stone Church of Saint Margaret is a charming Grade I Listed building. It was built during the 13th century, hewn of greenstone, limestone, and with some brick patching. The...

High Bridge, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

High Bridge, Lincoln

The High Bridge in the City of Lincoln is unique in England as the only bridge carrying 16th century buildings, and one of only three historic bridges carrying buildings at all.The first stone bridge was built in the late 12th century, no doubt replacing one constructed from timber from an earlier a...

Church of St Mary & the Holy Rood, Donington, Lincolnshire

Church of St Mary & the Holy Rood, Donington

The building is a Grade I listed Anglican parish church dedicated to St Mary and the Holy Rood. It is almost a complete combination of early Decorated and late Perpendicular style. Its chancel, however, is mainly Early English. The church tower and spire rise to 240 feet. There are memorials i...

Captain Matthew Flinders RN, Donington, Lincolnshire

Captain Matthew Flinders RN, Donington

Born in Donington, Matthew Flinders was a Captain in the Royal Navy, a navigator and cartographer. Flinders led the first circumnavigation of Australia and identified it as a continent. However, with Britain at war with France, a suspicious governor kept him under arrest for more t...

St Peter's Church, Scotter, Lincolnshire

St Peter's Church, Scotter

In the large village of Scotter the 11th century Anglican parish church is dedicated to St Peter and seats 400 parishoners. Stone built, parts of the building echo from the early Norman period and restorations were extensive in the early part of the 19th century. The church is in the Scotter w...

Cleatham Hall, Manton, Lincolnshire

Cleatham Hall, Manton

In the Buildings of England by Pevsner, Cleatham Hall is mentioned as originally being a plain Georgian box. It was rebuilt in 1855 in the Palladian style by Mr Maw including a geometrical cantilevered stone staircase with cast iron balusters. The garden is also mentioned being of rich in Victori...

The Jolly Fisherman, Skegness, Lincolnshire

The Jolly Fisherman, Skegness

John Hassall drew the original Jolly Fisherman Poster in 1908 having visited Skegness only once. The poster was commissioned by the Great Northern Railway to encourage visitors to use them for their seaside breaks. The slogan "Skegness is so bracing" formed part of the poster and is as famous as Jol...

St John The Baptist Church, Buckminster, Lincolnshire

St John The Baptist Church, Buckminster

St John the Baptist church was mostly built between 1250 and 1350, of limestone. Unusually, the tower and broach spire are above the eastern end of the south aisle. The exterior of the church is richly decorated with carvings, which include faces on the pinnacles and a carved frieze. Inside ar...

Thornton Abbey & Gatehouse, Ulceby, Lincolnshire

Thornton Abbey & Gatehouse, Ulceby

The enormous and ornate fortified gatehouse of Thornton Abbey is the largest of all English monastic gatehouses. It was founded as a priory in 1139 by William le Gros, the Earl of Yorkshire, and raised to the status of Abbey in 1148.

Pinchbeck Bapist Church, Pinchbeck, Lincolnshire

Pinchbeck Bapist Church, Pinchbeck

You're warmly welcome to join us at the Baptist church in Pinchbeck, South Lincolnshire. We meet for worship on Sunday mornings at 10:30am. On the last Sunday of each month come early for Cafe Church informal worship with doughnuts and coffee (look out for...

Newport Arch, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Newport Arch, Lincoln

Reputedly the oldest arch in England with traffic flowing through it, Newport Arch is the name given to the remains of a 3rd-century Roman gate in the historic city of Lincoln.In the 4th century Roman occupied Lincoln, known then as Lindum Colonia, became capital of the province Flavia Caesariensis...