On This Day ...
August 12
The Kirkstead (later Woodhall Junction) to Horncastle railway opened, 1855
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The latest selection of good quality new and secondhand books - Lincolnshire, history, archaeology. View and purchase here

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Population and acreages of Lincolnshire places in the nineteenth century

August 2020 - Hainton water tower
August 2020 - Hainton water tower
Water for a farmstead and house was supplied from this tower at Hainton Walk Farm, high in the Wolds off Caistor High Street. The tower, built in the 1880s, is an impressive landscape feature, about 30ft high.