History & Heritage in Lincolnshire

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St Edith's Church, Grimoldby, Lincolnshire

St Edith's Church, Grimoldby

A Grade I listed building, St Edith's Church has been a place of worship for over 700 years. Classes from Grimoldby School visit on a regular basis and there are social events, including concerts, suppers and drop-ins, held throughout the year. Holy Communion is every fourth Sunday at 11:15 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...

All Saints Parish Church, Ruskington, Lincolnshire

All Saints Parish Church, Ruskington

Ruskington is a large village and civil parish in the North Kesteven district of the county, located on the north-south B1188 road and slightly north of the A153 road. All Saints Parish Church has been in existence since the 11th century. The Norman stone building replaced an earlier Anglo Saxon...

The Bede Houses, Louth, Lincolnshire

The Bede Houses, Louth

On the corner of Schoolhouse Lane and Gospelgate in the market town of Louth are some Bede Houses.   The gardens are very attractive and they have won awards in the "Louth in Bloom" contest. It should be noted that these former Almshouses are now private residence and should be treat...

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...

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...

Church of Saint Benedict, Haltham, Lincolnshire

Church of Saint Benedict, Haltham

Of early Norman construction, this Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint Benedict. Partially restored, on two occasions, during the late 19th century, its seating was increased from 67 to 140. However, in 1977 the Diocese of Lincoln declared the church redundant. Image...

Bellmount Tower, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Bellmount Tower, Grantham

Home to brown long-eared bats and pipistrelle bats, Bellmount Tower is a Grade II listed building. Though located with Belton House grounds it is only accessible via a short walk from the car park beside the road to the east of the park. The viewing tower cannot be accessed directly from the p...

Ruskington Railway Station, Ruskington, Lincolnshire

Ruskington Railway Station, Ruskington

Ruskington railway station opened in 1882 as part of the Great Northern and Great Eastern Joint Railway between Sleaford and Lincoln Central. Closed in 1961 it was reopened in 1975 and is owned by Network Rail and managed by East Midlands Trains who provide all rail services. The station is un...

Pinchbeck United, Pinchbeck, Lincolnshire

Pinchbeck United, Pinchbeck

Pinchbeck United is the longest serving club in the Peterborough and District league Premier Division. They have a Junior section from under 8 through to under 16. Due to league rulings the club are currently playing at Spalding United's ground. It is not known how long this will last.

St Helen's Church, Saxby, Lincolnshire

St Helen's Church, Saxby

St Helen's parish church is a Grade I listed building, constructed in 1775 as an ashlar-faced red-brick mortuary chapel. The chapel, later a church, had been attributed to Carr of York (who constructed the nearby Norton Place) but no evidence to prove this has been found. It has been assumed t...

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...

St Peter's Church, Stixwould, Lincolnshire

St Peter's Church, Stixwould

In the village of Stixwould the parish church is a Grade II listed building dedicated to Saint Peter. It was rebuilt during the early decades of the 19th century. The font dates from the 16th century and there is a 13th century grave slab. Interestingly, Alice Cranmer, the sister of Archb...

Barkston Junction Bridge, Barkston, Lincolnshire

Barkston Junction Bridge, Barkston

The bridge carries the East Coast Main Line over the Nottingham to Skegness rail line. It lies close to the former Barkston East Junction, now closed. Nearby Barkston is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of the county.

West Bank Lighthouse, Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire

West Bank Lighthouse, Sutton Bridge

The East and the West Bank Lighthouses in Sutton Bridge are both Grade II listed buildings. Both are described as early 19th century structures with 20th century alterations. Both are brick built, and have been rendered and colour washed. They each consist of a single central red brick stack o...