History & Heritage in Lincolnshire

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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...

Belton House, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Belton House, Grantham

Belton House is one of the finest examples of Carolean architecture in the UK and was the setting for "Rosings Park" in the BBC's 1995 television version of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.set in its own extensive deer park with delightful gardens, luxuriantly planted orangery and lakeside walks....

Ellis Windmill, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Ellis Windmill, Lincoln

Ellis' Mill is an excellent surviving example of a small tower mill and dates from 1798. There has been a mill on this site from at least the middle of the 17th century.You'll find it located on Mill Road behind the Museum of Lincolnshire Life and it's one of nine that once stood on the steep slopes...

Langrick Bridge, Langrick, Lincolnshire

Langrick Bridge, Langrick

The single lane steel bridge in Langrick spans the river Witham and offers wonderful views of the surrounding land and moored narrowboats. Langrick itself is a small village in the East Lindsey district of the county and is 5 miles (8 km) north-west from Boston. The village lies in the Fe...

All Saint's Church, Eagle, Lincolnshire

All Saint's Church, Eagle

The church in the lovely village of Eagle dates from the 13th century and is a Grade II listed attraction. It was rebuilt duirng the 18th century and again in the early part of the 19th century. The village is 7 miles from Lincoln with a population of less than one thousand. There are some ame...

Epworth Old Rectory, Epworth, Lincolnshire

Epworth Old Rectory, Epworth

Transport back to life in the early 18th century with a visit to this impressive Grade I listed building.Built at the beginning of the 18th century, in Queen Anne style, this was the home of Samuel Wesley, rector of Epworth, his wife Susanna and their sons, John, a preacher and writer, and Charles,...

Grimsby Borough FC, Grimsby, Lincolnshire

Grimsby Borough FC, Grimsby

Grimsby Borough FC, based in Bradley, are members of the Northern Counties East League (NCEL) and play in Division One. The club was established on 21 July 2003 by a group meeting at the Lord Tennyson pub in Louth and joined the Lincolnshire League for the start of the 2003–04 season, earning p...

St Wulfram's Church, Grantham, Lincolnshire

St Wulfram's Church, Grantham

The church is built of Lincolnshire limestone and seats some 700 people. Constructed in the early 1300s and at 282 ft, the spire is one of the highest in the country on a parish church. It is also one of the largest medieval churches in the country.

Keadby Bridge, Althorpe, Lincolnshire

Keadby Bridge, Althorpe

Keadby Bridge, more formally known as the King George V Bridge, crosses the River Trent near Althorpe and Keadby. The first passenger train to cross is recorded at 10:35am on 21 May 1916. There is a plaque on the Lifting Bridge regarding its opening on said date. Built during 1912 and 1916 by...

Swallowbeck Methodist Church, North Hykeham, Lincolnshire

Swallowbeck Methodist Church, North Hykeham

Swallowbeck Methodist Church is situated at the junction of Newark Road and Doddington Road. There has been a church building on the site since 1903. The present building opened in March 1953 with the new church hall opened in September 1980. The building provides comfortable, spacious and warm a...

St Michael's Church, Waddington, Lincolnshire

St Michael's Church, Waddington

St Michael's is a welcoming, active and inclusive church in the old part of Waddingon village, on top of the hill just outside Lincoln. There are a variety of events for all ages throughout the week, in addition to Sunday morning services. The 12th-century church was destroyed in a S...