Blogs

Lincolnshire’s First Halloween by Jim Snee

29 September 2020

It is that time of year when people begin to remark about how Halloween has become commercialised and Americanised. But, as usual, I find myself wondering if that is entirely…

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History Is Not What It Used To Be

2 September 2020

There is an old joke, nostalgia isn’t what it used to be. But as I blow the dust off old notes to prepare myself for a talk to a Lincolnshire…

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One Day in Bolingbroke Castle

29 August 2020

A reminiscent piece by Heritage Lincolnshire’s Jim Snee. It is over twenty years since I first visited Bolingbroke Castle, and yet the experience remains very vivid. It had taken me…

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Lincolnshire’s towns – the meaning of place

29 August 2020

Lincolnshire County Council has within its Planning Services the Historic Places Team. This team provides advice on development and its likely impact upon heritage assets. This advice is based upon…

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South Holland

29 August 2020

South Holland is rich in heritage, both natural and man-made, with lots to see and do! It is a rural district in the south east of the county, that is…

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Welcome to Mrs Smith’s Cottage

29 August 2020

Step into a different era and make yourself at home. You are surrounded by what is familiar and yet unfamiliar; ordinary and yet extraordinary. This is Mrs Smith’s home where…

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Nothing Stands Still

29 August 2020

Written by Mary Powell of Lincolnshire County Council Covid-19 has been really tough in so many different ways. Businesses in the hospitality sector have really suffered, their whole reason for…

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A Brief History of the Waters’ Edge Site

29 August 2020

Between the early 19th century and mid-20th century the site on which Waters’ Edge stands was quarried for brick and tile clay. In 1955, the last brick works were demolished,…

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400-year anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower

29 August 2020

2020 marked a significant historic anniversary. In September 2020, it was 400 years since a group of people, who would become known as Pilgrims, left their final stop in Plymouth…

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Lincolnshire’s Last Highwayman by Jim Snee

12 August 2020

The Georgian period, of the 18th century is probably one of the periods in English history that people will admit knowing very little about. Which is odd, because if historical…

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