Tag Archive: Lincolnshire

Medieval castle tower to be opened up to the public for the first time

The last-standing remains of a medieval castle in Lincolnshire will be opened up to the public for the first time. The South Kyme Tower once formed one of the four corners of a castle, which was built on a Saxon site. It is believed that the 14th century castle was once visited by Robin Hood…

Sealed medieval door at Lincoln Castle to be opened to create complete wall walk

A sealed-up medieval doorway at Lincoln Castle is to be knocked through under plans to create uninterrupted wall walks. Lincolnshire County Council has £3.5 million to open up the south wall to the public, linking it to the other three walls via a system of cantilevered bridges and timber walkways. Work is set to begin…

Online tourism map aims to shed light on city’s Dark Age

Visitors to Lincoln can now discover the city’s medieval heritage – from the comfort of their own home. Following the successful launch of Roman and lost church maps, council experts now hope to shed light on the city’s Dark Age – from the cathedral and Castle Square, to the hidden history of individual shops and…

Restoration of medieval village church earns English Heritage Award

Restoration work to bring a troubled Lincolnshire church back to its former glory has won an award. English Heritage has announced the Church Of All Saints in Beckingham, near Lincoln, has won the regional Caring For Places Of Worship award. The 13th century grade I listed medieval church was closed in 1998 and almost made…