Tag Archives: Castle

Where Was The Bail Gate?

In the Middle Ages Lincoln was made up of three self governing areas, the City, the Close and the Bail.   These areas were managed through their own courts.  The freemen made the laws and carried them out.  The system was … Continue reading

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This Lawn is NOT for Cutting

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Please sign petition at the end of this blogpost, thank you The City of Lincoln Council have put The Lawn back up for sale.  The asking price is £1,000,000, admittedly it has suffered from lack of maintenance and needs another … Continue reading

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How to Confuse the Visitor to Lincoln

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The wise Elders of earlier centuries of the City of Lincoln chose a unique way to name the streets of the city. Take, for instance, Castle Hill: Castle Hill is between Lincoln’s castle and cathedral but try as I might … Continue reading

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