History & Heritage in Lincolnshire

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Metheringham Railway Station, Metheringham, Lincolnshire

Metheringham Railway Station, Metheringham

The station was opened on 1 July 1882 and named Blankney and Metheringham. It closed to passengers on 11 September 1961. During 1975 it was once again opened and this time known only as Metheringham. The station is currently owned by Network Rail and managed by East Midlands Trains. The statio...

Saint Michael & All Angels Church, Thorpe on the Hill, Lincolnshire

Saint Michael & All Angels Church, Thorpe on the Hill

The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint Michael and seats 200. In the early 20th century the entire building, except for the tower, was demolished. New foundations were laid and the church was rebuilt. Thorpe on the Hill is both a village and a parish south-west of the city of Lincoln...

Ancaster Railway Station, Ancaster, Lincolnshire

Ancaster Railway Station, Ancaster

Ancaster railway station is 11.5 miles north of Grantham on the Nottingham to Skegness Line. It still has a working signal box at the west end of the station and offers limited facilities including two shelters, bicycle storage, timetables and modern 'Help Points'. The station is now owned by...

Lincoln Central Railway Station, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Lincoln Central Railway Station, Lincoln

Lincoln Central is now the only station in the city since the closure of Lincoln St. Marks. Its buildings were designed in the mid-19th century by John Henry Taylor of London and are built in a Tudor revival style of yellow brick with stone dressings and slate roofs. The station is owned by Ne...

Boston Railway Station, Boston, Lincolnshire

Boston Railway Station, Boston

The station opened for service on 17 October 1848 with the opening of the Great Northern Railway East Lincolnshire line. In its heyday the station employed over 50 staff and the Skegness bound platform had classic GNR architecture which has now been replaced with plastic shelters. The station...

Moneys Mill, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

Moneys Mill, Sleaford

Moneys Mill is a Grade II Listed former corn mill located in a car park. It shares the space with a few shops and a popular bar. Today, it is currently being used as a cafe with seating on the ground and first floor. One of the many sites of interest in the market town of Sleaford.

Greetwell Old Quarry, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Greetwell Old Quarry, Lincoln

A mostly unknown spot in the county, Greetwell old quarry is located on the northeast edge of Lincoln. For centuries ironstone and limestone has been quarried and the original site supplied stone for the nearby cathedral. There are tremendous views and unspoilt areas of nature.

The Handley Monument, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

The Handley Monument, Sleaford

The Handleys were a prominent family in Sleaford during the late 18th century and early 19th century. An offshoot of the notable Newark family, the Handleys of Sleaford came to hold position as lawyers, bankers, politicians and clerics in the town and attained great wealth and holdings in the are...

Spilsby Town FC, Spilsby, Lincolnshire

Spilsby Town FC, Spilsby

Spilsby Town FC were formed in 1881 and play in the Boston Cropleys Suzuki Premier Division. Although outside the football league system, clubs have in recent years moved up to the Lincolnshire Football League and then the Central Midlands League or United Counties League (the 12th level of the f...

Sleaford Castle Earthworks, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

Sleaford Castle Earthworks, Sleaford

The castle was built by the Bishop of Lincoln in the early 1120s. Habitable as late as 1555 it fell into disrepair during the later half of the 16th century and all that remains are earthworks. Two English monarchs are known to have stayed at the castle, King John and Henry VIII. Image cour...

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...

Swineshead Railway Station, Swineshead, Lincolnshire

Swineshead Railway Station, Swineshead

The station is actually located in the hamlet of Swineshead Bridge some miles north of Swineshead. Like many Lincolnshire stations it is unstaffed and offers limited facilities other than two shelters, bicycle storage, timetables and modern 'Help Points'. The full range of tickets for travel a...

St Christopher's Methodist Church, Grimsby, Lincolnshire

St Christopher's Methodist Church, Grimsby

Welcoming and friendly, St Christopher's Methodist Church can be found on Welhome Road. Holy Communion is taken on the 3rd Sunday of the month and there are events from Monday to Thursday including Pipe Band, Girl's Brigade Club, Boy's Club and more. Revd Katie Deakins is the pastoral min...

Saint Faith's Church, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Saint Faith's Church, Lincoln

St. Faiths is a Church of England parish church serving the West End of Lincoln. This includes the traditional residential area around West Parade, Newland St. West, Carholme Rd., Yarborough Rd and parts of the shopping centre. There has been a church in Charles Street West for over a hundred yea...

All Saints Church, Fosdyke, Lincolnshire

All Saints Church, Fosdyke

The name of the village is derived from Old English and Old Norse. There is a Grade II listed Anglican church dedicated to All Saints. In the late 19th century it was entirely rebuilt in brick on the site of an older church, in an Early English style. The architect was Edward Browning.