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Lincoln received its name from a natural pool which sits at the base of an escarpment. Lindum, the Latinized form of a native word for pool, was taken for a Roman… 637 more words

City Of Lincoln

The Necessary Water

Water is fundamental to the history of Lincoln. The city is named for the natural pool in the river, now called the Brayford Pool, where settlement began, and next to which the University now sits. 816 more words


Lincoln's World Heritage

It shocks many to learn that Lincoln’s ‘cathedral quarter’, with the stunning cathedral and castle that more than rival Durham’s, is not a World Heritage Site. 706 more words


The Arboretum and other gardens

Lincoln’s Arboretum is only a short walk from the Cathedral but generally is missed by visitors to the city, who would need to walk through Minster Yard away from the tea shops of Steep Hill and across the busy A15. 705 more words


Great Exhibitions, looking forwards and backwards

I am looking forward to the summer when museums in Lincoln will participate in ‘Lincolnshire’s Great Exhibition‘, displaying precious things from private and public collections. 579 more words


Monuments, Memorials, Tanks

A large traffic roundabout immediately to the south of the University of Lincoln Brayford Pool campus will soon feature a steel sculpture of a World War I tank under construction. 517 more words