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A Sketch of Lincoln in 1810

This description of Lincoln was written by Adam Stark.  He was as critical of the city as some of us are two hundred years later LINCOLN is at present arbitrarily divided into two parts, known by the appellation of Above-hill … 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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Nice Body, Pity About the (Fat) Face

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305-6 is probably the most stunning building on Lincoln’s High Street.  Designed in 1899 by William Watkins (1835-1926), architect, of Lincoln, it was built by William Wright for Hewitt Brown & Co in 1900.  An oasis of beauty among the … Continue reading

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