View from Castle
The spectacular cliff-like west facade of Lincoln Cathedral risiing over the medieval city, as seen from Lincoln Castle. The lower part, including the portals and tall niches, dates from the Romanesque period and includes some notable sculpture, including a frieze of Heaven and Hell from c... Credit: Holly Hayes. view all images →
Location map of Lincolnshire, England. Click to enlarge.
Aerial view of Lincolnshire, England. Click to enlarge.

Quick Facts on Lincolnshire

Go Historic ID
240826
Approx. Center
53.2178820° N, 0.1999700° W map

Description of Lincolnshire

Comprises uplands, rolling chalk hills, and a limestone escarpment; uplands used as defense areas during prehistoric and Roman times; prosperous farming area in Middle Ages; industry began with mining in the 19th century; contains many towns established by Danes.

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Page Info

Place ID
240826
Title
Lincolnshire, England
Date Added
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
January 24, 2023