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Lincoln Castle, Lincolnshire

 

See also 13. The City of Lincoln - High Street, The Strait and Steep Hill - history and buildings

14. Lincoln Cathedral - architecture and history

15. Roman Lincoln, The Collection Museum and the Usher Art Gallery

16. Lincoln - other buildings and sights

 

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An anti-clockwise walk around Lincoln Castle Walls

The main entrance to Lincoln Castle

 

Lincoln Castle

A well defended gateway into Lincoln Castle.

 

The Courthouse (built 1826) entrance and facade of the County Court House the Assize courts - the Crown Court still hosts serious crime trials

 

The County Courthouse in the grounds of Lincoln Castle.

 

A walk around the medieval walls of Lincoln Castle

Lincoln Castle

The castle walls walk gives a good idea of the massive defences of xyz.

 

Lincoln Castle

A view of Lincoln Cathedral from Lincoln Castle walls

 

Lincoln Castle

Cobb Hall, Lincoln Castle

 

Lincoln Castle

The stone vaulting inside Cobb Hall, built ~1190-1220, the site of many executions from 1817 to 1859

 

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Carvings of the walls of Cobb Hall, by prisoners.

 

Lincoln Castle

Cobb Hall was the site of many executions by hanging - the crowds gathered below the castle walls to view the spectacle!

Lincoln Castle

 

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The Westgate Water Tower, part of the water supply system built from 1909-1911, it looks like a Norman Castle Keep - which doesn't exist in the current buildings of Lincoln Castle. In the distance is a 18th century Ellis Mill - a classic windmill of the period.

Lincoln Castle

 

 

Lincoln Castle

Looking east along the castle walls towards Lucy Tower, the stone building that replaced the wooden structure built on the first of two Mottes the Normans built. Beyond is the Observatory Tower and the Cathedral

 

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Inside Lucy Tower, the graves of prisoners who died of natural causes, illness or execution!

 

The steps up to Lucy Tower

 

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A view of the Courthouse, built in a Tudor style of architecture.

 

Lincoln Castle

A view of the Cathedral over the Georgian Gaol - extended to become a classic dreadful Victorian Prison of Lincoln Castle.

 

Lincoln Castle

Lincoln Castle

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A general view of the grounds and buildings inside Lincoln Castle.

 

Lincoln Castle

The tall extra bit of the Observatory Tower was added in the 19th century to the Norman-medieval buildings built on the 2nd Motte of Lincoln Castle.

Lincoln Castle was a classic Norman motte and bailey castle.

Lincoln Castle

 

Lincoln Castle

 

Lincoln Castle

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Some traces of Norman architecture (round window arches) can still be seen with some later medieval windows and doorways.

 

Lincoln Castle

The walls of Lincoln Castle offer outstanding views of Lincoln Cathedral - pity about the scaffolding in 2019 !!!

Lincoln Castle

 

Lincoln Castle

 


See also 13. The City of Lincoln - High Street, The Strait and Steep Hill - history and buildings

14. Lincoln Cathedral - architecture and history

15. Roman Lincoln, The Collection Museum and the Usher Art Gallery

16. Lincoln - other buildings and sights


 

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