Category Archives: Blog

The Unfortunate True Story of John Hussey

Hussey Tower, after remaining quietly for centuries on [now] Skirbeck Road in Boston has become the focus of scrutiny in recent weeks. Heritage Lincolnshire's phone has been ringing off the hook as journalists take a rare interest in rural fen land history. Reminiscing the affairs of John Hussey, excitement about the Royal Wedding, historians and…
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What Does Your Heritage Look Like In Action: Heritage Futures Workshop

On a drizzling Friday, a gathering of Lincolnshire's heritage enthusiasts learnt about planning for the future of their treasured heritage assets. This workshop was delivered by Heritage Lincolnshire in partnership with Rose Regeneration and included: a crash course in business planning, capturing audiences and, importantly, proving the impact of heritage groups' work. Protecting heritage assets is…
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Hands on experience with heritage

During my work placement with Heritage Lincolnshire I have been involved in a number of projects. In the first few days of volunteering with Heritage Lincolnshire I was involved in the Old Kings Head fundraising campaign. I created a heritage interpretation board with a murder mystery to solve involving people who once owned or visited…
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Why are we crowdfunding

Hello Heritage fans. You might have heard rippling like a rumour, (or announced boldly at the Heckington show) that we are going to run a crowdfunding campaign to save the Old King’s Head. Why Crowdfunding? Why are we doing this? What’s changed? Heritage Lincolnshire has been championing the protection of Lincolnshire’s extraordinary buildings and landscapes…
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Layers of History – The Story So Far…

After three years of planning and fundraising, our 3-year, Heritage Lottery Fund supported Layers of History project has launched! Drawing on feedback from our previous projects such as Down Your Wold and Heritage at Risk, we knew that there was an appetite for landscape archaeology. But nothing prepared us for quite how popular Layers of History…
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Great Opportunity!

Olivia from Spalding High School joined us for two weeks of work experience and has shared her thoughts about her time with us. "Since day one of my placement with Heritage Lincolnshire I was made to feel welcome and as though I was one of the team. I have spent two weeks with HTL and…
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Investigation and vegetation at the Old King’s Head

Over the summer, residents and visitors to Kirton will have noticed that there has been a lot of activity at the Old Kings Head. The architects have been investigating the overall condition of the building, in order to discover the type of works which need to be done to make it safe and secure. This investigation…
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