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LINCOLNSHIRELincolnshire Crestounty of eastern England.

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Local Links Lincolnshire County Council - Lincoln City Council - Boston Borough Council

owns and cities Lincoln (administrative headquarters), Skegness, Boston, Stamford
rea 5,890 sq. km / 2,274 sq. miles
opulation 605,600 (1994)
opography Lincoln CathedralLincolnshire is bounded on the east by the North Sea and the Wash; to the north by Northeast Lincolnshire and North Lincolnshire; to the west by Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, and Rutland; and to the south by Peterborough, Cambridgeshire and Norfolk. The coastline, though mostly marshy, has long stretches of sand. The county generally is flat, a considerable part being marshes. Lincoln Edge (also known as the Heights, or the Cliff) runs from Grantham to Lincoln, and on to the River Humber; the Wolds run from Spilsby to Barton-upon-Humber. hills of Lincoln Edge and the Wolds; marshy coastline; the Fens in the Southeast; rivers Trent, Welland, Witham
ommerce Agriculture: cattle, sheep, horses; cereals (mainly barley); flower bulbs (largest bulb-growing industry in the UK, around Spalding); vegetables
amous people Isaac Newton, John Wesley, Alfred Tennyson, Margaret Thatcher
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Lincoln Cathedral

Lincoln Cathedral

Fossdyke Canal, the oldest canal in Britain that links the River Trent and River Witham.
The town of Grantham, birthplace of Margaret Thatcher, Britain's first woman Prime Minister and nearby village Woolsthorpe, birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton.
Louth, one of the most perfectly preserved Georgian Market towns in England.

WindmillBelton House, a Restoration mansion; Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve