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...

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...

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...

Swineshead Methodist Church, Swineshead, Lincolnshire

Swineshead Methodist Church, Swineshead

The Wesleyan Methodist chapel in Swineshead is still in use. The chapel of 1845 was converted to a Sunday School in 1906 when a new chapel was built alongside. That new chapel no longer exists and the original building has reverted to its former use as a chapel. It is a Grade II listed buildin...

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 Matthews Church, Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire

St Matthews Church, Sutton Bridge

This picturesque Anglican Church is dedicated to Saint Matthew and is the only flintstone church in Lincolnshire. It was consecrated on 29th August, 1843. The ecclesiastical parish was formed in 1843 and included the civil parish of Central Wingland, across the River Nene. The village and parish...

Spilsby Christian Fellowship, Spilsby, Lincolnshire

Spilsby Christian Fellowship, Spilsby

A family friendly independent Church with lots of activities for the whole family. Although originally the church was affiliated to a Pentecostal denomination, some years ago it became an independent, Evangelical Free Church that has a pretty balanced selection of most of the major denominations...

Doddington Hall & Gardens, Doddington, Lincolnshire

Doddington Hall & Gardens, Doddington

Currents events now updated for 2017! The Hall Begun in 1595 by Robert Smythson, one of England’s foremost Elizabethan Architects, Doddington Hall was completed in 1600 and has never been sold or cleared out since. Doddington is still a lived-in and much loved family home, alive with history...

Scawby Hall And Gardens, Scawby, Lincolnshire

Scawby Hall And Gardens, Scawby

Scawby Hall is a Jacobean manor house and was begun by Richard Nelthorpe of Glandford Brigg (1569—1640) in 1605 and has been lived in by members of the Nelthorpe family ever since. The stunning building is Grade I listed and contains a number of important paintings including five by George Stub...

Type 22 WW2 Pillbox, Frieston, Lincolnshire

Type 22 WW2 Pillbox, Frieston

During the Second World War, defences were constructed around Freiston Shore as part of the anti-invasion defences when Britain stood alone against Germany. A number of pillboxes, gun emplacements and coastal lights were constructed and the remains of these fortifications can be seen and explored...

St Margaret of Scotland Church, Langrick, Lincolnshire

St Margaret of Scotland Church, Langrick

Saint Margaret of Scotland Church was built during the early part of the 19th century. It was not dedicated until 1922 and is a Grade II listed building. It was restored and altered in the late 19th century and twice during the 20th century. The registers of births and deaths date from 1831 an...

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...

St Peter & St Paul Church, Caistor, Lincolnshire

St Peter & St Paul Church, Caistor

A fine Grade I building set in beautiful and peaceful grounds. The Church is open daily for private prayer and reflection. Often members of the congregation will be there to greet visitors. Caistor is a town and civil parish situated in the West Lindsey district of the county. As its name impl...

Memorial Garden, Boston, Lincolnshire

Memorial Garden, Boston

A fitting and respectful tribute for those who fell during both world wars. There are fifty-seven separate memorial plaques commemorating individual campaigns, branches of the forces or forces support organisations. The cenotaph is engraved on all four sides.

Winterton Rangers FC, Winterton, Lincolnshire

Winterton Rangers FC, Winterton

Winterton Rangers FC play in the Northern Counties East Football League Division One. The club was established in 1934. They were originally an intermediate side before becoming members of the Scunthorpe & District League in 1935. Winterton have used just two grounds in their history. They wer...