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 Peter's Church, Lenton, Lincolnshire

St Peter's Church, Lenton

St. Peter's is one of 10 churches and one chapel in the North Beltisloe group of parishes in South Lincolnshire within the Diocese of Lincoln. The site of the Church is less than a mile from the Roman Road called King Street and a small Roman statue that was discovered in nearby Keisby was for so...

Red Lion Square, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Red Lion Square, Stamford

Stamford's ancient market place and pretty much the centre of Stamford. The building running along the south side of the square is thought to be a late medieval wool hall.

The Hospital of William Browne, Stamford, Lincolnshire

The Hospital of William Browne, Stamford

Founded by William Browne in 1475, it looks like a church though is in fact a medieval almshouse used to accommodate the elderly.Be respectful if visiting as the almshouses are occupied.

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.

Fydell House, Boston, Lincolnshire

Fydell House, Boston

Fydell House, set in the heart of the cultural quarter, in Boston, is regarded as one of the grandest houses in town.Situated next to the Guildhall and the Sam Newson music centre, it is maintained by a blend of professionals and volunteers, organising a variety of activities from this picturesque a...

Church of Saint Mary, Cowbit, Lincolnshire

Church of Saint Mary, Cowbit

Cowbit Anglican parish church is a Grade I listed building dedicated to Saint Mary. It was built on a small scale in the 14th century by Prior de Moulton of Spalding. A chancel and Perpendicular tower were added by Bishop Russell of Lincoln in 1487. A Wesleyan chapel was built in 1842, and reb...

Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire

Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway, Cleethorpes

Join us at the No.1 Tourist Attraction in North East Lincolnshire as rated by visitors on TripAdvisor, as we celebrate our 70th anniversary in 2018! The award-winning Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway has been delighting old and young alike for generations. Sit back and enjoy a 4 mile return journe...

St Andrew's Church, Burton Upon Stather, Lincolnshire

St Andrew's Church, Burton Upon Stather

St Andrew's is a Grade I listed Anglican parish church, initially built in 1160. A tower was added during the early part of the 13th century and the building was restored and altered in 1865 and again in 1889. Its remaining features are Perpendicular. There are monuments within the church...

St Paul's Church, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

St Paul's Church, Gainsborough

St Paul's Parish Church, Morton, Gainsborough, is a Grade II listed building, constructed during the 19th century. The building was enlarged in 1891 and retained only the tower of the original church. It features magnificent stained glass windows by the famous author and artist William Morris...

Grimsby Docks, Grimsby, Lincolnshire

Grimsby Docks, Grimsby

The north east town of Grimsby developed around a small river called the Haven, which joined the Humber and provided a safe haven for ships on the estuary. From the 12th century, it became a bustling dockside of imports from Europe and Scandinavia and exports from the wool mills. In the late 18th...

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...

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...

St Martin's Church, Owston Ferry, Lincolnshire

St Martin's Church, Owston Ferry

The earliest reference to a church in Owston Ferry is circa 1150 CE. As none of the present fabric dates before 1280, there must have been an earlier building on the site. The site itself is within the inner bailey of the "Motte and Bailey" castle which formerly stood there. A triple archway was...

Moulton Windmill, Moulton, Lincolnshire

Moulton Windmill, Moulton

The nine-storeyed Moulton Mill is the tallest windmill in the UK and stands at 100ft high to the top of the ogee cap. It was built in the early 19th century by Robert King and saw its sails removed near the end of the century after gale damage. Soon afterwards, a steam system was installed to pow...