Lincolnshire Heritage at Risk Project
Examples of Heritage At Risk discovered during the project:
Throughout the project we held Heritage Steward training events for volunteers at places across the county including, Burgh le Marsh, Grantham, Sleaford, Alford, Louth, Metheringham, Caistor, Gainsborough, Holbeach, Horncastle, Lincoln, Market Rasen and Stamford. Here are some pictures from these events between 2010-2012:
Young people training days also took place as part of the project, including having a go at dry stone walling, visiting Tupholme Abbey to complete surveys and pottery recording and a residential trip.
We attended local events to let people know about the project:
The project was viewed as a national pilot scheme for heritage at risk as it was the first to successfully attract volunteers to get involved with their local historic environment.
The project not only impacted on the heritage in Lincolnshire, it also influenced projects much further afield by providing other organisations with a model to follow. The publication of a toolkit, together with the end of project conference helped organisations elsewhere in the country to deliver a similar project in order to tackle the issue of heritage at risk in their area.
Survey results and full evaluation report can be viewed below:
Lincolnshire Heritage at Risk was developed and managed by Heritage Lincolnshire in partnership with the following funders and stakeholders:
Bishop Grosseteste University
Boston Borough Council
Diocese of Lincoln
East Lindsey District Council
Institute of Historic Building Conservation
Lincoln City Council
Lincolnshire County Council
Lincolnshire Gardens Trust
Lincolnshire Wolds Countryside Service
North Kesteven District Council
North Kesteven Voluntary Centre Services
South Holland District Council
South Kesteven District Council
West Lindsey District Council
Thank you to all involved.