History & Heritage in Lincolnshire

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Boston United FC, Boston, Lincolnshire

Boston United FC, Boston

Boston United, based in Boston, currently reside outside the Football League. Founded in 1933, as a successor to a club called Boston, they are known as The Pilgrims - in reference to the Pilgrim Fathers, who fled from England and sailed to North America and founded Boston, Massachusetts. The...

St Paul's Church, Spalding, Lincolnshire

St Paul's Church, Spalding

Spalding is a market town on the River Welland, in the South Holland district of county.The red brick Victorian Church of Saint Paul was built during the late 19th century, designed by the eminent architect, Sir George Gilbert Scott, who designed a multitude of churches during the latter part of the...

Type 22 World War 2 Pillbox, Frieston, Lincolnshire

Type 22 World War 2 Pillbox, Frieston

During the Second World War, defences were constructed around Freiston Shore as part of the anti-invasion defences when Britain stood alone against Germany. A number of pillboxes, gun emplacements and coastal lights were constructed and the remains of these fortifications can be seen and explored...

Heckington Eight Sailed Windmill, Heckington, Lincolnshire

Heckington Eight Sailed Windmill, Heckington

A magnificent windmill and so much more. Here's what you will find when you visit! A window into the life of a Victorian miller and his family whose lives were interwined with the windmill in their back garden. A microbrewery uniquely using malt ground at the mill to produce award wining beer....

St Gilbert's Church, Brothertoft, Lincolnshire

St Gilbert's Church, Brothertoft

Dedicated to St Gilbert of Sempringham, the church was part of the chapelry of Kirton in the early 19th century and was owned by the Lord of the Manor. The building was rebuilt during the early part of the 19th century and named in honour of St Gilbert in 1922. Today the church is open and servic...

Bourne Town FC, Bourne, Lincolnshire

Bourne Town FC, Bourne

Bourne Town FC are members of the United Counties League Division One and play at Abbey Lawn. The club was established in 1883. The first league they played in was the Peterborough & District League in which they were Division One champions three times. In the late 1940s and 1950s the club pla...

Swineshead Methodist Church, Swineshead, Lincolnshire

Swineshead Methodist Church, Swineshead

The Wesleyan Methodist chapel in Swineshead is still in use. The chapel of 1845 was converted to a Sunday School in 1906 when a new chapel was built alongside. That new chapel no longer exists and the original building has reverted to its former use as a chapel. It is a Grade II listed buildin...

St Matthews Church, Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire

St Matthews Church, Sutton Bridge

This picturesque Anglican Church is dedicated to Saint Matthew and is the only flintstone church in Lincolnshire. It was consecrated on 29th August, 1843. The ecclesiastical parish was formed in 1843 and included the civil parish of Central Wingland, across the River Nene. The village and parish...

Doddington Hall & Gardens, Doddington, Lincolnshire

Doddington Hall & Gardens, Doddington

Currents events now updated for 2017! The Hall Begun in 1595 by Robert Smythson, one of England’s foremost Elizabethan Architects, Doddington Hall was completed in 1600 and has never been sold or cleared out since. Doddington is still a lived-in and much loved family home, alive with history...

Scawby Hall And Gardens, Scawby, Lincolnshire

Scawby Hall And Gardens, Scawby

Scawby Hall is a Jacobean manor house and was begun by Richard Nelthorpe of Glandford Brigg (1569—1640) in 1605 and has been lived in by members of the Nelthorpe family ever since. The stunning building is Grade I listed and contains a number of important paintings including five by George Stub...

St Margaret of Scotland Church, Langrick, Lincolnshire

St Margaret of Scotland Church, Langrick

Saint Margaret of Scotland Church was built during the early part of the 19th century. It was not dedicated until 1922 and is a Grade II listed building. It was restored and altered in the late 19th century and twice during the 20th century. The registers of births and deaths date from 1831 an...

St Peter & St Paul Church, Caistor, Lincolnshire

St Peter & St Paul Church, Caistor

A fine Grade I building set in beautiful and peaceful grounds. The Church is open daily for private prayer and reflection. Often members of the congregation will be there to greet visitors. Caistor is a town and civil parish situated in the West Lindsey district of the county. As its name impl...

Winterton Rangers FC, Winterton, Lincolnshire

Winterton Rangers FC, Winterton

Winterton Rangers FC play in the Northern Counties East Football League Division One. The club was established in 1934. They were originally an intermediate side before becoming members of the Scunthorpe & District League in 1935. Winterton have used just two grounds in their history. They wer...

Somerton Castle, Navenby, Lincolnshire

Somerton Castle, Navenby

Somerton Castle is located near the villages of Navenby and Boothby Graffoe. The site is on low-lying land between the Lincoln Edge and the River Trent. The castle is 13th century and was gifted to King Edward II in 1309. King John II of France was imprisoned at Somerton Castle between 1359 an...

Long Sutton Athletic FC, Long Sutton, Lincolnshire

Long Sutton Athletic FC, Long Sutton

Long Sutton Athletic FC are members of the Peterborough & District League Division One and play at the Park. The club was established in 1983 and joined Division Six of the Peterborough & District League in 1984, winning the division at the first attempt. The following season they remained unbeat...