On This Day ...
February 17
Regular hovercraft service between Grimsby and Hull began, 1969
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Lincolnshire books, plus good quality second-hand books.
Open Monday to Saturday, 10.00am to 4.00pm.

Volunteers Wanted
Enthusiasts are needed to help run our society and our Lincoln bookshop

Interested in Lincolnshire's history and heritage? Join SLHA now and share its many benefits

Over 6000 photographs - new and old - of scenes, buildings, artefacts and people from across the county.

Learn about Lincolnshire's rich and varied archaeology, especially in the Roman, Viking and Anglo-Saxon periods.

Find out about the places, people and events in Lincolnshire's colourful past, and how to do research.

Discover the industrial history of Lincolnshire: mills and maltings; drains and docks; farms and factories.

Join a group recording and aiming to understand Lincolnshire's vernacular buildings - no previous experience necessary

 Milestones in the society's 175-plus years of energetic history

February 2019 - Thornton Abbey gatehouse
February 2019 - Thornton Abbey gatehouse

The barbican and gatehouse date from the late fourteenth century, the oldest brick structures in Lincolnshire. The imposing gatehouse stands 68 feet high and among the figures represented on its face are Christ and the Virgin Mary.