History & Heritage in Lincolnshire

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Harrowby United FC, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Harrowby United FC, Grantham

Harrowby United were established in 1949 and are known as the Arrows. In 2009 they changed to Grantham Rangers but have since reformed under their original name. They play in the United Counties League Premier Division at the Environcom Stadium, Grantham. In the late 1960s, Harrowby moved from...

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...

Holy Trinity Church, Boston, Lincolnshire

Holy Trinity Church, Boston

This Anglican parish church dates back to c1848.

St Andrew's Church, Haconby, Lincolnshire

St Andrew's Church, Haconby

The gothic-style church stands in the village of Haconby, in the district of South Kesteven on the western edge of the Fens. It features nave arcades and a tower dating from the 13th century. The priest's doorway may be of the 12th century though this is not established. The Domesday...

North Scarle Miniature Railway, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

North Scarle Miniature Railway, Lincoln

The North Scarle miniature railway is the home of the Lincoln and District Model Engineering Society and is a five and seven and a quarter inch dual gauge ground level track.There are raised steaming bays for small locomotives and ground level bays for larger ones, a turntable and a hydraulic lift f...

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...