Category Archives: Lincolnshire

Lincoln, Lincolnshire – St Benedict

St Benedict’s church is the Mothers’ Union church in the centre of Lincoln – SK974711. It is run by the Lincoln Mothers’ Union, and they have a website, but it doesn’t tell me when the church is open. On Wednesday … Continue reading

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Stow, Lincolnshire – St Mary the Virgin

We are driving through Lincolnshire, and I saw the sign to Stow. I decided to divert via the stunning Saxon church – the church of St Mary. Last time I came here was on preaching experience while at Theological College … Continue reading

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Colsterworth, Lincolnshire – St John the Baptist

Driving up and down the A1 it is good to know good stopping places. I recommend the Windmill at Tuxford – we’ve been stopping here for excellent home baking since Hannah went to Durham in 2005. Do check their opening … Continue reading

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Long Sutton, Lincolnshire – St Mary

We continued on across the Fens and stopped in Long Sutton. A cafe for the locals did me ham, egg and chips, and the market place is beautifully decorated with hanging baskets. St Mary’s church is at the bottom of … Continue reading

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Heckington, Lincolnshire – St Andrew

En route from Lincoln to Suffolk we could go via the A1/A14, or the A17 and across the Fens. We stopped in Heckington and found Sylv’s cafe – very nice, and a chatty couple who are involved in the church. John tells … Continue reading

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Lincoln – St Paul in the Bail

Lincoln is a Roman City. The Fosse Way (from the South West) meets the Ermine Street (from London) at the bottom of the hill. The Roman City was built on top of the hill – you can see the main … Continue reading

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Lincoln – The Forest Stations

Southwell Minster had a set of “Stations of the Cross”; so does Lincoln (they are on the north wall of the Nave – you can see them in the photo above). “Please touch” says the sign – so, once again, … Continue reading

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Lincoln Cathedral

Julie and I lived in Lincoln for the three years I was training at Lincoln Theological College – as you stand on Castle Square facing the Cathedral (photo above), our house was 2 minutes walk to the left, the College … Continue reading

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