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...

South Kyme Tower, South Kyme, Lincolnshire

South Kyme Tower, South Kyme

South Kyme is a small village and civil parish in the North Kesteven district of the county. On a site to the west of the village stands the Grade I listed Kyme Tower. This was a medieval castle which is believed to have been built during the late 14th century by Gilbert de Umfraville, third Earl...

Louth Town FC, Louth, Lincolnshire

Louth Town FC, Louth

Known as the White Wolves, Louth Town play in the Lincolnshire League, whilst their reserve and academy teams play in the East Lincs Combination League. Established in 2007, following the demise of Louth United, they played in the Central Midlands League until promotion in 2010 to the Northern Co...

Grantham House, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Grantham House, Grantham

Originally a country residence but over time it was gradually surrounded by the growing town of Grantham. Dating from 1380 and reportedly subject to a number of hauntings, most of the building seen today dates from the 16th - 18th centuries.Both Princess Margaret, the daughter of Henry VII and Cardi...

Harrowby United FC, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Harrowby United FC, Grantham

Harrowby United were established in 1949 and are known as the Arrows. In 2009 they changed to Grantham Rangers but have since reformed under their original name. They play in the United Counties League Premier Division at the Environcom Stadium, Grantham. In the late 1960s, Harrowby moved from...

Carre's Hospital, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

Carre's Hospital, Sleaford

Quite often, the first time a visitor to Sleaford will spot Carre's Hospital will be from sitting at the traffic lights and wondering what that splendid looking building is. Situated on the corner of Eastgate and Carre Street, opposite the wonderful St Deny's Church, it was fo...

Holy Trinity Church, Boston, Lincolnshire

Holy Trinity Church, Boston

This Anglican parish church dates back to c1848.

Lade Bank Pumping Station, Old Leake, Lincolnshire

Lade Bank Pumping Station, Old Leake

A Grade II listed building, the pumping station at Lade Bank was built in 1867. The station was rebuilt in 1938 alongside the earlier building. New oil engines were installed in 1940. The purpose of the station was to counteract the effects of the shrinking of the peat in the East Fen wit...

St Andrew's Church, Haconby, Lincolnshire

St Andrew's Church, Haconby

The gothic-style church stands in the village of Haconby, in the district of South Kesteven on the western edge of the Fens. It features nave arcades and a tower dating from the 13th century. The priest's doorway may be of the 12th century though this is not established. The Domesday...

North Scarle Miniature Railway, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

North Scarle Miniature Railway, Lincoln

The North Scarle miniature railway is the home of the Lincoln and District Model Engineering Society and is a five and seven and a quarter inch dual gauge ground level track.There are raised steaming bays for small locomotives and ground level bays for larger ones, a turntable and a hydraulic lift f...

Alford Five Sailed Windmill, Alford, Lincolnshire

Alford Five Sailed Windmill, Alford

Built as a seven-storeyed windmill in 1837 by the local millwright John Oxley, this is still a working mill on the edge of the popular market town of Alford.You can tour the mill and see the centuries old stone grinding process in action whilst enjoying views of the Lincolnshire WoldsThis is a fully...

Brigg Town FC, Brigg, Lincolnshire

Brigg Town FC, Brigg

Brigg Town is one of the oldest football clubs in the country and play in the National Premier League (NPL) Division One. Known as the Zebras, the home strip is black and white and the ground has a 2,000 capacity. In the 2000–01 season, they were crowned champions of the NCE. However, the vi...

Boston United FC, Boston, Lincolnshire

Boston United FC, Boston

Boston United, based in Boston, currently reside outside the Football League. Founded in 1933, as a successor to a club called Boston, they are known as The Pilgrims - in reference to the Pilgrim Fathers, who fled from England and sailed to North America and founded Boston, Massachusetts. The...

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 Paul's Church, Spalding, Lincolnshire

St Paul's Church, Spalding

Spalding is a market town on the River Welland, in the South Holland district of county.The red brick Victorian Church of Saint Paul was built during the late 19th century, designed by the eminent architect, Sir George Gilbert Scott, who designed a multitude of churches during the latter part of the...