is a historic county, located in the east of England. The county boarders
Norfolk, to the south east and Rutland to the south west. Lincolnshire covers a
total area of 2,687 square miles and has a population of just over 1 million
people. The county town in Lincoln.
is predominantly an agricultural county. The River Witham divides Lincoln into
two areas known as uphill and downhill.
Lincoln is a
cathedral city, The Lincoln Cathedral is sometimes known as St Mary’s Cathedral
and was built in 1088. It is an impressive landmark, being visible from up to
25 miles away.
Medieval Bishop’s Palace dates from the twelfth century and is a popular
visitor attraction. When it was built it was one of England’s grandest
people from Lincolnshire include Isaac Newton, a famous physicist born in
Wollsthorpe-by-Colsterworth in 1642. Other residents include Bernie Tauplin
(songwriter), Tony Jacklin (golfer) and Jennifer Saunders (actress/comedian).