Monthly Archives: May 2015

The South Common, Lincoln’s Southern Entrance

Common Lands are a survival of the medieval age, commons were an essential part of the manorial estate, tenants of the lord of the manor would be allotted a part of the common. Most of today’s common lands are solely … Continue reading

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This Victory is Lost

Shortly before and after World War One, the area around Boultham Park Road was growing with new housing.  Boultham Hall and its surrounding land, totalling something like 5,000 acres was sold in 1913 to Nottingham develop…  Click to read this article

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