Historical Sites in Lincolnshire

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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...

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.

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...

Risegate Eau Pumping Station, Fosdyke, Lincolnshire

Risegate Eau Pumping Station, Fosdyke

The pumping station was built in 1964 and is managed by Welland and Deepings Internal Drainage Board. Nearby Fosdyke is a village and civil parish in the borough of Boston. The population is little more than 500 and is situated 7 miles from the town of Boston.

West Bank Lighthouse, Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire

West 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...

RAF College Cranwell, Cranwell, Lincolnshire

RAF College Cranwell, Cranwell

RAF College Cranwell is a thriving RAF Station in the heart of the county with a long and distinguished history dating back to its foundations as a Royal Navy Training Establishment in 1916. It was the world’s first Air Academy and today it continues to select and train the next generation of o...

When In Sleaford, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

When In Sleaford, Sleaford

When in Sleaford… is an art trail inspired by the rich heritage of Sleaford. The trail is marked by a series of bronze roundels, created by artist David Mackie, sited in pavements and on walls around the town. The artworks act as way-markers. Maps for the trail are available from the NC...

Red Lion Square, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Red Lion Square, Stamford

Stamford's ancient market place and pretty much the centre of Stamford. The building running along the south side of the square is thought to be a late medieval wool hall.

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...

Spirit Of Sutterby, Sutterby, Lincolnshire

Spirit Of Sutterby, Sutterby

Spirit of Sutterby is a community project organised under the umbrella of the Down Your Wold project. The primary goals are to explore the hamlet of Sutterby, researching its past and recording its present and to help with its future. Lost in a fold of the stunning Lincolnshire Wolds, close by...

Victorian Flour Mill, Grimsby, Lincolnshire

Victorian Flour Mill, Grimsby

The Victorian Flour Mill at Grimsby docks is one of the area’s most prominent landmarks. The building is located at the junction of Victoria Street and Corporation Bridge, in an area which once helped establish the town as a top port. Spread across five hectares the site was granted the...

Roman Remains, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Roman Remains, Horncastle

During the 4th century, the occupying Roman army built a fort at Horncastle but the town was not on any important roads, suggesting that the River Bain was the principal route of access. Roman Horncastle has become known as Banovallum (i.e. "Wall on the River Bain") – this name has been adopted...

Boston Victorian Cemetery, Boston, Lincolnshire

Boston Victorian Cemetery, Boston

The Victorian Cemetery, Park and Gardens consists of 15 serene acres. It has a beautiful main avenue of original mid 19th century Limes and Cedars.There is a small Chapel, a Mortuary Building and a fine Gate Lodge.Boston is a popular county town and small port, located on the east coast. As well as...