Market Place viewed from the South Holland Centre.
White's Directory of Lincolnshire 1856 states :-
"The Market, held every Tuesday, is the largest in this part of the county for the sale of corn, cattle, sheep, &c., especially fat stock.
Here are five large annual fairs for cattle, merchandise, &c., held on April 27th, June 29th, August 28th, September 25th, and December 6th; and statutes, or hirings for servants, are held twice a year, a few days before Old Mayday and Martinmas"
DB 2 October 2019