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 Saint's Church, Eagle, Lincolnshire

All Saint's Church, Eagle

The church in the lovely village of Eagle dates from the 13th century and is a Grade II listed attraction. It was rebuilt duirng the 18th century and again in the early part of the 19th century. The village is 7 miles from Lincoln with a population of less than one thousand. There are some ame...

Skegness Town AFC, Skegness, Lincolnshire

Skegness Town AFC, Skegness

The club was founded in January 1946, as successor to the town's two pre-war clubs Skegness United and Skegness Blue Rovers. After a season in the Boston & District League (using Wainfleet Road Recreation Ground) and then the East Lincs Combination (at the former ground of United in Richmond Driv...

Epworth Old Rectory, Epworth, Lincolnshire

Epworth Old Rectory, Epworth

Transport back to life in the early 18th century with a visit to this impressive Grade I listed building.Built at the beginning of the 18th century, in Queen Anne style, this was the home of Samuel Wesley, rector of Epworth, his wife Susanna and their sons, John, a preacher and writer, and Charles,...

The Hospital of William Browne, Stamford, Lincolnshire

The Hospital of William Browne, Stamford

Founded by William Browne in 1475, it looks like a church though is in fact a medieval almshouse used to accommodate the elderly.Be respectful if visiting as the almshouses are occupied.

Grimsby Borough FC, Grimsby, Lincolnshire

Grimsby Borough FC, Grimsby

Grimsby Borough FC, based in Bradley, are members of the Northern Counties East League (NCEL) and play in Division One. The club was established on 21 July 2003 by a group meeting at the Lord Tennyson pub in Louth and joined the Lincolnshire League for the start of the 2003–04 season, earning p...

St Wulfram's Church, Grantham, Lincolnshire

St Wulfram's Church, Grantham

The church is built of Lincolnshire limestone and seats some 700 people. Constructed in the early 1300s and at 282 ft, the spire is one of the highest in the country on a parish church. It is also one of the largest medieval churches in the country.

Keadby Bridge, Althorpe, Lincolnshire

Keadby Bridge, Althorpe

Keadby Bridge, more formally known as the King George V Bridge, crosses the River Trent near Althorpe and Keadby. The first passenger train to cross is recorded at 10:35am on 21 May 1916. There is a plaque on the Lifting Bridge regarding its opening on said date. Built during 1912 and 1916 by...

St Peter's Church, Lenton, Lincolnshire

St Peter's Church, Lenton

St. Peter's is one of 10 churches and one chapel in the North Beltisloe group of parishes in South Lincolnshire within the Diocese of Lincoln. The site of the Church is less than a mile from the Roman Road called King Street and a small Roman statue that was discovered in nearby Keisby was for so...

Swallowbeck Methodist Church, North Hykeham, Lincolnshire

Swallowbeck Methodist Church, North Hykeham

Swallowbeck Methodist Church is situated at the junction of Newark Road and Doddington Road. There has been a church building on the site since 1903. The present building opened in March 1953 with the new church hall opened in September 1980. The building provides comfortable, spacious and warm a...

St Michael's Church, Waddington, Lincolnshire

St Michael's Church, Waddington

St Michael's is a welcoming, active and inclusive church in the old part of Waddingon village, on top of the hill just outside Lincoln. There are a variety of events for all ages throughout the week, in addition to Sunday morning services. The 12th-century church was destroyed in a S...

St Helen's Church, Leverton, Lincolnshire

St Helen's Church, Leverton

Leverton is a village and civil parish, situated between the seaside resort of Skegness and the market town of Boston in the south of the county.The Anglican Church of St Helens is a Grade I listed building and was built in the mid 16th century. It was restored in the late 19th century by James Fowl...

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...

St Mary's Church, Hundleby, Lincolnshire

St Mary's Church, Hundleby

St. Mary's Church, Hundleby, is part of the Spilsby Group of parishes which consists of eight churches, with the vicar resident at the vicarage in Spilsby. A church was recorded as having stood on the site since 1086 but St. Mary's was built in the mid 19th century. There is a...

All Saint's Church, Greetwell, Lincolnshire

All Saint's Church, Greetwell

The parish church in Greetwell is a Grade II listed, 11th century limestone building.  Both the west tower and the font date from the 13th century. The church underwent restoration during the 1800s. There are two ashlar monuments to Richard Lely, who passed in 1734 and Anna Lely...