History & Heritage in Lincolnshire

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Heckington Railway Station, Heckington, Lincolnshire

Heckington Railway Station, Heckington

Heckington railway station is quite unique in that it also houses a small Heritage Museum. The station was opened by the Boston, Sleaford and Midland Counties Railway during the 19th century. It is now owned by Network Rail and managed by East Midlands Trains. The station is unstaffed and offe...

Saxilby Railway Station, Saxilby, Lincolnshire

Saxilby Railway Station, Saxilby

The station is 6 miles (10 km) west of Lincoln Central on the Sheffield-Lincoln line and the Doncaster-Lincoln Line. It was built by The Great Northern Railway and opened in 1849. The station consists of two platforms, connected by a ramped footbridge crossing over the line, which was opened in t...

Market Rasen Railway Station, Market Rasen, Lincolnshire

Market Rasen Railway Station, Market Rasen

With Grade II listed buildings, Market Rasen station was constructd by Great Grimsby and Sheffield Junction Railway in the mid-19th century. It was a substantial structure with an overall roof below which all the usual station facilities could be found including a bookstall. Today, it is manag...

Wainfleet Railway Station, Wainfleet All Saints, Lincolnshire

Wainfleet Railway Station, Wainfleet All Saints

Wainfleet railway station has its own signal box at the east end of the platforms. The station is 5 miles (8 km) west of Skegness on the Skegness - Grantham - Nottingham line. Owned by Network Rail and managed by East Midlands Trains the station is unstaffed and offers limited facilities. I...

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...

Havenhouse Railway Station, Croft, Lincolnshire

Havenhouse Railway Station, Croft

Havenhouse railway station is situated 3 miles (5 km) south-west of Skegness. The station was originally called Croft Bank. There was formerly a Seacroft railway station between Havenhouse and Skegness, but it is now closed. Owned by Network Rail and managed by East Midlands Trains it is unsta...

Swinderby Railway Station, Swinderby, Lincolnshire

Swinderby Railway Station, Swinderby

Swinderby railway station serves the villages of Swinderby, North Scarle, Eagle and Morton Hall. It is 8.75 miles (14 km) south west of Lincoln Central on the Nottingham to Lincoln Central Line, owned by Network Rail and managed by East Midlands Trains. The station, adjacent to the level cross...

The Methodist Church, Grimsby, Lincolnshire

The Methodist Church, Grimsby

The Methodist Church can be found on Wellington Street. There is a regular Sunday morning service and, on the 2nd Wednesday of each month (except July and August) there is a midweek, afternoon service.

East Bank Lighthouse, Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire

East 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...

Stamford Railway Station, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Stamford Railway Station, Stamford

Stamford railway station is 12.5 miles (20 km) west of Peterborough opened by the Syston and Peterborough Railway, part of the present day Birmingham to Peterborough Line. It is owned by Network Rail and operated by East Midlands Trains who operate a limited service. The station was formerly k...

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.

Rauceby Railway Station, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

Rauceby Railway Station, Sleaford

Rauceby railway station is close to the western border of Quarrington and just over half-a-mile south of the village of South Rauceby. Originally it served Rauceby Mental Hospital that was closed in 1998 and now serves commuters living in the new housing estates that comprise the Greylees suburb...

Spalding Railway Station, Spalding, Lincolnshire

Spalding Railway Station, Spalding

The station is owned by Network Rail and managed by East Midland Trains. Unusually for Lincolnshire stations, there are staff available between 06:30-14:30 Monday to Saturday although this might be withdrawn at some point in the future. The facilities on offer include two shelters, bicycle sto...

Hubberts Bridge Railway Station, Hubberts Bridge, Lincolnshire

Hubberts Bridge Railway Station, Hubberts Bridge

Hubberts Bridge railway station is located on the Sleaford to Boston section of the Nottingham to Skegness line. The station is now owned by Network Rail and managed by East Midlands Trains. A signal box at the West end of the station supervises a level crossing and the western end of the sing...

Thorpe Culvert Railway Station, Thorpe St Peter, Lincolnshire

Thorpe Culvert Railway Station, Thorpe St Peter

Thorpe Culvert railway station serves the village of Thorpe St Peter and is situated 7 miles (11 km) from the popular seaside resort of Skegness. Owned by Network Rail it is managed by East Midlands Trains who provide all rail services. A signal box is present to supervise a level crossing. Th...