Blogs

Lincolnshire’s Last King by Jim Snee

16 June 2020

Now I’m sure some of you are immediately thinking that the kings of England are the kings of Lincolnshire and in modern constitutional terms that is the case. However, Lincolnshire…

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Hussey Tower in the Rain by Jim Snee

4 June 2020

It often puzzles people the things that archaeologists get excited about. They see us talking in an agitated manner and bobbing up and down in excitement and they assume we…

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Lincolnshire’s Last Hunter-Gatherers by Jim Snee

4 June 2020

It is commonly asserted that society evolved from hunter gathering to farming and then to the industrial. Like many common assertions this is an oversimplification. One of the great complexities…

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One Day in Bolingbroke Castle by Jim Snee

12 May 2020

It is over twenty years since I first visited Bolingbroke Castle, and yet the experience remains very vivid. It had taken me a little while to find it. I had…

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Lincolnshire’s First Dragons by Jim Snee

7 May 2020

A while ago, I was reading an old history of Lincolnshire as part of my research for Layers of History and the esteemed author asserted that there were no traditions…

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Lincolnshire’s First Detective by Jim Snee

7 May 2020

One of the staples of daytime television is the detective series. These entertaining programmes are based around an individual (occasionally even a police officer) who uses clues to solve one…

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Lincolnshire’s First Pirates by Jim Snee

24 April 2020

In November 2019, I was asked to be a guest on the Jeremy Vine show to discuss the recently returned Tealby Cannon. I was particularly interested in the Cannon as…

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Lincolnshire’s First Redcoats by Jim Snee

15 April 2020

It is commonly asserted that prior to the introduction of khaki, the British infantryman followed the uniform established by Cromwell’s New Model Army and wore a scarlet coat. Like many…

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‘Lincolnshire’s First Dance’ by Jim Snee

30 March 2020

Many years ago, as a young man, I sought adventure and archaeology in central India and spent several months helping survey an abandoned medieval city called Vijayanagara. I remember that…

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Laabiyah completes traineeship at Heritage Lincolnshire

25 March 2020

We are so proud of our Buildings Preservation Trust trainee Laabiyah as she comes to the end of her traineeship and becomes a fully fledged employee of Heritage Lincolnshire. On…

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