History & Heritage in Lincolnshire

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St Mary's Church, Welton, Lincolnshire

St Mary's Church, Welton

Built during the mid 13th century, St Mary's is an attractive church set in its own grounds, in the heart of Welton village.The building features one of the earliest stained glass windows and is dedicated to the brave men and women of the RAF, the RFC and the RNFC.Village benefactor and physician, D...

William Marwood, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

William Marwood, Horncastle

William Marwood was born in Horncastle, 1818, and was a hangman for the British government. He developed the technique of hanging known as the "long drop".The "long drop" technique ensured that the prisoners' neck was broken instantly at the end of the drop, resulting in the prisoner dying of asphyx...

Victorian Bass Maltings, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

Victorian Bass Maltings, Sleaford

The Bass Maltings complex opened in 1905, replacing all the small malthouses in the area.The complex struggled to remain open during the Second World War, but survived and continued operating until 1960. It is now a Grade II listed building.Sir Nikolaus Pevsner considered the huge brewing malthouses...

The Blacksmith's Forge, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

The Blacksmith's Forge, Lincoln

Granted Grade II status in the late 20th century, the Blacksmith's Forge, in Welbourn, dates from 1864.It stands with a pantile roof, a single gable and a single ridge brick stacks. Visitors can enter the single storey building through large double doors and marvel at what has been preserved.It is s...

St Andrew's Church, Rippingale, Lincolnshire

St Andrew's Church, Rippingale

St Andrew's Parish Church, Rippingale, is open to visitors from Easter until the Autumn and the incumbent is the Revd Linda Pugh. There was a stone church on the site during the Domesday Survey of 1086, but all traces of it have disappeared. Reportedly founded in 1250, the building itself was...

St Batholomew's Church, Keelby, Lincolnshire

St Batholomew's Church, Keelby

St. Bartholomew's is a friendly, welcoming church situated in the centre of Keelby village in the north of the county.The building echoes back into the medieval past of the 12th century with pillars that correctly date it. The renovated east window, depicting the the crucifixion, is from the 13th ce...

Monksthorpe Chapel, Spilsby, Lincolnshire

Monksthorpe Chapel, Spilsby

Monksthorpe Chapel is a Grade II listed building from the turn of the 18th century. Now in the care of the National Trust it resides within Gunby Hall, near Spilsby.It is a modest structure and has a unique open air baptistry, quite unheard of, and the interior can be explored at length, offering a...

Keelby Methodist Church, Keelby, Lincolnshire

Keelby Methodist Church, Keelby

Within walking distance of the park on Yarborough Road, at the east end of the village, is Keelby's Methodist Church.The congregation is a growing one; lively, warm and friendly, using the gift of music to worship God. On Sunday there are two services, one at 10.30am and one at 6.00pm. The evening s...

Church of St Paul the Apostle, Ashby, Lincolnshire

Church of St Paul the Apostle, Ashby

An early 20th century construction, the Church of St. Paul the Apostle is a large red-brick building and stands on the high street in Ashby.The congregation is a warm and welcoming one and services are modern-language Holy Communion, Morning Worship or Family Service, all with hymns or songs and a s...

Church Of St. Thomas Of Canterbury, Mumby, Lincolnshire

Church Of St. Thomas Of Canterbury, Mumby

Dedicated to St Thomas of Canterbury, the Grade I listed Church in Mumby is of Early English style. Although the dedication has been disputed, it was briefly changed to St Peter, it has now reverted to its original name.The font echoes from the 14th century and the western tower is of 15th century c...

St. Peter's ad Vincula Church, Bottesford, Lincolnshire

St. Peter's ad Vincula Church, Bottesford

The medieval Church of Saint Peter's stands within a beautiful and idyllic churchyard.The congregation are friendly and welcoming and there is a regular Sunday School during term-time. Services include modern-language holy communion, morning worship and occasional family services, each with hymns an...

Grimsby Town FC, Grimsby, Lincolnshire

Grimsby Town FC, Grimsby

Grimsby Town football club is based in the seaside town of Cleethorpes, in the north east pocket of the county.They were formed in 1878 as Grimsby Pelham and later became Grimsby Town. Known as The Mariners they play at Blundell Park and have been there since 1898. The ground has a 9,546 capacity wh...

St George's Parish Church, Bradley, Lincolnshire

St George's Parish Church, Bradley

St George's ancient medieval church and churchyard are tucked away on a single road, one of the routes by which people walk or ride through to Bradley Woods.Sadly, the church is usually locked, but it is open around the normal service time at 6 o'clock each Sunday and for an annual open weekend at H...

Kexby House Gardens, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

Kexby House Gardens, Gainsborough

In the small village of Kexby stands the Victorian Kexby House, set within extensive mature gardens and paddocks with views over the open Lincolnshire countryside.This most impressive and substantial of gardens includes wide lawns, ponds, topiary shapes, island beds, a prairie meadow and magnificent...

Edward Stanhope Memorial, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Edward Stanhope Memorial, Horncastle

Edward Stanhope MP was born in London in 1840 but became a respected benefactor to Horncastle and its people. So much so that, when he died in 1893, a memorial was erected in the Market Place, leaving residents with a permanent reminder of his generosity.Today, the Stanhope Memorial, by E. H. Lingen...