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March 2020

LINCOLN, LINCOLNSHIRE ENGLAND.

2000 years of history

I stayed in Lincoln at the Holiday Inn hotel on the Waterfront. having arrived at Lincoln Railway Station in the City centre.LINCOLN  RIVER WITHAM

LINCOLN RIVER WITHAM

LINCOLN    HOLIDAY INN HOTEL on. Waterfront.

LINCOLN HOLIDAY INN HOTEL on. Waterfront.

LINCOLN . Waterfront on river Witham.

LINCOLN . Waterfront on river Witham.

LINCOLN. Railway station.

LINCOLN. Railway station.

LINCOLN ,LINCOLNSHIRE.

LINCOLN ,LINCOLNSHIRE.

LINCOLN CATHEDRAL from Castle wall.

LINCOLN CATHEDRAL from Castle wall.

LINCOLN. CATHEDRAL  from castle wall.

LINCOLN. CATHEDRAL from castle wall.

LINCOLN  BISHOPS PALACE.

LINCOLN BISHOPS PALACE.

LINCOLN CATHEDRAL GATE

LINCOLN CATHEDRAL GATE

LINCOLN CATHEDRAL

LINCOLN CATHEDRAL

LINCOLN CATHEDRAL from Downhill.

LINCOLN CATHEDRAL from Downhill.

LINCOLN CATHEDRAL QUARTER

LINCOLN CATHEDRAL QUARTER

LINCOLN  Cathedral Quarter.

LINCOLN Cathedral Quarter.

LINCOLN CATHEDRAL NAVE.

LINCOLN CATHEDRAL NAVE.

LINCOLN CATHEDRAL

LINCOLN CATHEDRAL

LINCOLN CATHEDRAL Rose window.

LINCOLN CATHEDRAL Rose window.

LINCOLN CATHEDRAL

LINCOLN CATHEDRAL

LINCOLN CATHEDRAL. Facsimile of Magna Carta.

LINCOLN CATHEDRAL. Facsimile of Magna Carta.

LINCOLN CATHEDRAL  CHAPTER HOUSE.

LINCOLN CATHEDRAL CHAPTER HOUSE.

LINCOLN  CATHEDRAL, Cloisters

LINCOLN CATHEDRAL, Cloisters

LINCOLN CASTLE GATEWAY.

LINCOLN CASTLE GATEWAY.

LINCOLN CASTLE.

LINCOLN CASTLE.

LINCOLN.  Original copy of Magna Carta on display here.  Photos not allowed.

LINCOLN. Original copy of Magna Carta on display here. Photos not allowed.

LINCOLN . Cell in old prison.

LINCOLN . Cell in old prison.

LINCOLN Open top tor bus.

LINCOLN Open top tor bus.

LINCOLN  Start of Steep Hill.a cobbled street.

LINCOLN Start of Steep Hill.a cobbled street.

LINCOLN  Jews House on Steep Hill.

LINCOLN Jews House on Steep Hill.

LINCOLN   STONEBOW GATEWAY.in High street.

LINCOLN STONEBOW GATEWAY.in High street.

LINCOLN IN HIGH STREET.

LINCOLN IN HIGH STREET.

LINCOLN Building on bridge over the river Witham.

LINCOLN Building on bridge over the river Witham.

LINCOLN

LINCOLN

-------------------------LINCOLN is in Lincolnshire England. Although some parts are hilly it is a walkable city. Lincoln was formed by the Romans in 49 AD, today the Cathedral and Castle are great to visit. The Roman name was Lindum Colonia. A feature of the city is the Steep Hill , voted Britains Great street ,it connects Downhill to Uphill Lincoln. ---The Cathedral owns one of the four copies of the Magna Carta, signed in 1215 AD. This copy is on display in the Castle for a fee. In the Cathedral is a facsimile of Magna Carta near the Cloisters. The Cathedral was built between 11th and 12th century on a hilltop. It has three towers.----------Lincoln Castle dates from 1068 and was built by William the Conqueror. The castle grounds are free but an entrance fee is needed for castle and Victorian prison.and Magna Carta............A little bit of history. , Erlmine Street was a Roman road from London via Lincoln to York, my home city.

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