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, 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...

Blackstones FC, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Blackstones FC, Stamford

Blackstones Football Club is based in Stamford off Lincoln Road. Currently members of the United Counties League Division One they play in Lincoln green (Lister Blackstone had Brunswick Green engines) and black shirts with black shorts. Formed as the works team of Blackstone & Co, the club won...

Humber Bridge, Barton-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire

Humber Bridge, Barton-upon-Humber

One of the longest single-span suspension bridges in the world bridging the Humber Estuary from Barton-upon-Humber to Hessle

Saint Michael & All Angels Church, Thorpe on the Hill, Lincolnshire

Saint Michael & All Angels Church, Thorpe on the Hill

The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint Michael and seats 200. In the early 20th century the entire building, except for the tower, was demolished. New foundations were laid and the church was rebuilt. Thorpe on the Hill is both a village and a parish south-west of the city of Lincoln...

All Saints Church, Croft, Lincolnshire

All Saints Church, Croft

The porch and western tower carry 6 bells. The tower was restored in 1857 and there is also some 17th and 19th century restoration work.

Langrick Bridge, Langrick, Lincolnshire

Langrick Bridge, Langrick

The single lane steel bridge in Langrick spans the river Witham and offers wonderful views of the surrounding land and moored narrowboats. Langrick itself is a small village in the East Lindsey district of the county and is 5 miles (8 km) north-west from Boston. The village lies in the Fe...

Greetwell Old Quarry, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Greetwell Old Quarry, Lincoln

A mostly unknown spot in the county, Greetwell old quarry is located on the northeast edge of Lincoln. For centuries ironstone and limestone has been quarried and the original site supplied stone for the nearby cathedral. There are tremendous views and unspoilt areas of nature.

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...

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...

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...