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...

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...

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...

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...

Heckington Eight Sailed Windmill, Heckington, Lincolnshire

Heckington Eight Sailed Windmill, Heckington

A magnificent windmill and so much more. Here's what you will find when you visit! A window into the life of a Victorian miller and his family whose lives were interwined with the windmill in their back garden. A microbrewery uniquely using malt ground at the mill to produce award wining beer....

St Gilbert's Church, Brothertoft, Lincolnshire

St Gilbert's Church, Brothertoft

Dedicated to St Gilbert of Sempringham, the church was part of the chapelry of Kirton in the early 19th century and was owned by the Lord of the Manor. The building was rebuilt during the early part of the 19th century and named in honour of St Gilbert in 1922. Today the church is open and servic...

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...

Bourne Town FC, Bourne, Lincolnshire

Bourne Town FC, Bourne

Bourne Town FC are members of the United Counties League Division One and play at Abbey Lawn. The club was established in 1883. The first league they played in was the Peterborough & District League in which they were Division One champions three times. In the late 1940s and 1950s the club pla...

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...

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...