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  • 1. Lincoln Cathedral

    Lincoln Cathedral otherwise known as Saint Mary's Cathedral is considered one of the most beautiful gothic buildings in the whole of Europe. It can be seen from practically every location in the city...

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  • 2. Olympic Golden Post Box

    Outside the Magna Carta pub in the historic section of Lincoln is one of the Golden Olympic Post Boxes. As a celebration of the Olympic games being held in...

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  • 3. Steep Hill

    Steep Hill is the street which is most associated with the medieval old town of Lincoln. The street is a prolongation from the more modern shopping streets like...

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  • 4. Jew's House, Norman House & Medieval Jewish Life

    In the height of middle ages, Lincoln was one of the most important cities in the country. Weaving and wool trade made it prosperous, many of the merchants...

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  • 5. Newport Arch

    Newport Arch is the remaining structure of a Roman gate from the 3rd century. It is one of the oldest structures in Britain and the oldest one used in everyday...

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  • 6. Westgate Water Tower

    As a reaction to a typhoid epidemy in the early 20th century, the city of Lincoln decided to build a Water Tower in order to provide a clean and healthy water...

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  • 7. Stonebow Gate and Guildhall

    Next to the Cathedral and the Castle, Lincoln has many preserved medieval buildings, especially around the narrow streets south of those two buildings. Coming...

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  • 8. St. Paul in the Bail

    Long-time residents of Lincoln may remember a Victorian church called St. Paul in the Bail located at the northeastern corner of the castle. Daytrip tourists...

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  • 9. Historic Central Market

    This beautiful market hall was built in 1938, but incorporated parts of an older market building which dates from 1737. The building is grade II listed. It...

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  • 10. Empowerment (sculpture)

    Next to the Cathedral, the Castle and the cathedral imp, the sculpture "Empowerment" is used as a trademark for the city of Lincoln. It was sponsored by turbine...

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  • 11. Lincoln Castle

    Lincoln Castle was once an important medieval stronghold with a complex of buildings. Like similar strucutres, it was built in the late 11th on order of William...

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  • 12. Georgian Prison Building

    Built in 1787 the prison housed debtors and felons. Today you'll find a Magna Carta exhibition which includes one of the four remaining original copies of the...

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  • 13. ST. BENEDICT'S CHURCH

    A small Church, with a Memorial and a nice garden, situated in busy High Street! The church was mentioned as far back as 1107, on a royal document signed by...

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  • 14. LINCOLN CASTLE

    William the Conqueror built Lincoln Castle, in 1068, on a strategic site that had once been used by the Romans. The poor people who lived here, [166 families],...

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  • 15. THE CENTRAL MARKET

    The historic Central Market, is located by the the Waterside Shopping Centre, only a short walk away from the High Street and the City's bus and train...

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  • 16. THE GREEN DRAGON INN

    The Green Dragon Inn was located at the start of my walk alongside the River.It looked a very nice half'timbered building, and I loved the small Green Dragon!It...

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  • 17. WATERSIDE IN LINCOLN

    Waterside is the main covered shopping centre in Lincoln. Located next to the River Witham, it's here where the main fashion store's are.There is a walkway...

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  • 18. ST. PETER & GOWT'S CHURCH

    This old Church was built in the High Medieval Era between 850-1350 AD. St. Peter at Gowt’s (1147), has an unusual name, as "Gowts" are confluences of sewage...

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  • 19. STONEBOW & GUILD HALL

    The Stonebow is the south gate of the City, dating from the late 15th Century to early 16th Century. It was built on the site of the Roman South Gate, which...

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  • 20. CASTLE SQUARE & TOURIST INFORMATION

    Castle Square is located at the top of the hill by the Norman Castle.It is here, where the Tourist Information Centre is located, in a nice half timbered...

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  • 21. SHOP'S

    I found some interesting gift shop's on top of the hill in Lincoln.One, which I thought was rather unusual, was a gift shop selling only Russian souvenir's! If...

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  • 22. STEEP STREET - LINCOLN

    Steep Street is just what it says, a street located on a very steep hill with a one-in-seven gradient. It forms part of the Roman route from the River Witham to...

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  • 23. THE WESTGATE WATER TOWER

    The great big, tall Water Tower, was built between 1904 and 1905, as 1006 people in Lincoln contracted typhoid and of these 113 died. It was Lincoln's biggest...

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  • 24. DEAN'S EYE WINDOW

    Inside the Cathedral is beautiful too!There are many beautiful stained glass window's in the Cathedral. One of importance is "The Dean’s Eye Rose Window," built...

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  • 25. Lincoln Castle: Get medieval!

    Built at top of Lincoln hills and facing the Cathedral, this highly interesting historic place is really worth a visit too! Climbing to the wall you can enjoy...

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