History & Heritage in Lincolnshire

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Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln

Originally a church founded in the 950s to help evangelise the area.Begun in 1072 on the orders of William The Conqueror and a masterpiece of English Gothic architecture. Most of the building was completed in the thirteenth century.It's believed that Lincoln Cathedral was the tallest building in the...

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...

RAF College Cranwell, Cranwell, Lincolnshire

RAF College Cranwell, Cranwell

RAF College Cranwell is a thriving RAF Station in the heart of the county with a long and distinguished history dating back to its foundations as a Royal Navy Training Establishment in 1916. It was the world’s first Air Academy and today it continues to select and train the next generation of o...

Kates Bridge, Bourne, Lincolnshire

Kates Bridge, Bourne

Kates Bridge is a small settlement on the A15 road, in the parish of Thurlby, approximately 3 miles (5 km) south from Bourne. During the early 20th century, residents from nearby villages found employment in the brickyard. Before then, it was the head of navigation on the River Glen and was th...

Nocton Hall Ruins, Nocton, Lincolnshire

Nocton Hall Ruins, Nocton

Nocton Hall is a Grade II listed building in the village of Nocton and sits behind safety barriers. The plaque on the north face of the Hall indicates that the original building dates back to about 1530 but since then there have been two notable reconstructions. Several prominent people have b...

Cleatham Hall, Manton, Lincolnshire

Cleatham Hall, Manton

In the Buildings of England by Pevsner, Cleatham Hall is mentioned as originally being a plain Georgian box. It was rebuilt in 1855 in the Palladian style by Mr Maw including a geometrical cantilevered stone staircase with cast iron balusters. The garden is also mentioned being of rich in Victori...

Hussey Tower, Boston, Lincolnshire

Hussey Tower, Boston

Constructed during the mid 15th century, Hussey Tower was once part of a grand home, and belonged to Sir John Hussey, a member of the court of Henry VIII. Built from hand made red bricks - fashioned from clay - it stood during the age when Boston was the wealthiest port in England, second only to...

Alford Manor House, Alford, Lincolnshire

Alford Manor House, Alford

Built to a traditional H plan in 1611 by John Hopkinson, it's unusual in its construction for the period as it was encased in brick which was tied into the structure. Reputedly the largest thatched manor house in the country with major restoration work being carried out in 2003-2006 to the cost o...

High Bridge, Spalding, Lincolnshire

High Bridge, Spalding

Crossing between Bridge Street and Church Gate and rebuilt in 1838, it's one of Spalding's seven bridges spanning the River Welland.

St Mary's Church, Pinchbeck, Lincolnshire

St Mary's Church, Pinchbeck

Pinchbeck is a village and civil parish in the South Holland district of the county. It is situated 2 miles (3.2 km) north from the centre of Spalding. The most impressive Anglican church is dedicated to Saint Mary. It was built during the 11th century and features a wide nave with mid 12th centu...

Market Cross, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Market Cross, Grantham

A cross has stood in this location since 1300. Demolished twice, in 1779 and 1884, and restored each time through public pressure.

Lincoln Moorlands Railway FC, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Lincoln Moorlands Railway FC, Lincoln

Lincoln Moorlands Railway FC is a non-league football club sharing the historic city of Lincoln with Lincoln United and Lincoln City. The stadium is compact and family friendly with three small stands, two of which have seating and one of which is wheelchair friendly. There is plenty of open-air...

Sleaford Railway Station, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

Sleaford Railway Station, Sleaford

Sleaford railway station is ideally located for the high street (less than a minute's walk) and other places of interest in the town. The station is owned by Network Rail and managed by East Midlands Trains. It is the last remaining market town in the county to be served by both north-south an...

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...

Orme Almshouses, Louth, Lincolnshire

Orme Almshouses, Louth

It was in 1885 that James Fowler built the Orme's almshouses on Eastgate. The buildings are Jacobean in style with ornamental gardens and are set back from the street. Revd Frederick Orme housed ten poor men there and today, through charity, this work has continued. Please note the properti...