A report on Boston, Lincolnshire

Boston's coat of arms
Blackfriars Arts Centre
Pilgrim Fathers Memorial
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The Municipal Offices in West Street, completed in 1904
The Stump, viewed from the Market Place: The statue of the journalist and politician Herbert Ingram is in the left foreground.
Maud Foster Mill
Hussey Tower
Herbert Ingram, 1860
Memorial to Bishop Simon Patrick in Ely Cathedral
John Westland Marston
Janet Lane-Claypon, 1907
Jean Ingelow
Brian Bolland, 2010
Crista Cullen, 2009
Simon Lambert, 2015

Market town with a port on the east coast of England in Lincolnshire, about 100 miles north of London.

- Boston, Lincolnshire
Boston's coat of arms

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Lincoln Cathedral, one of the oldest cathedrals in the UK viewed from Lincoln Castle

Lincolnshire

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County in the East Midlands of England, with a long coastline on the North Sea to the east.

County in the East Midlands of England, with a long coastline on the North Sea to the east.

Lincoln Cathedral, one of the oldest cathedrals in the UK viewed from Lincoln Castle
Part of 'The Bailgate', the centre of the uphill area of Lincoln
County and County Borough areas pre 1965
Lincolnshire farmland near Burton Coggles
The Humber Bridge connecting North Lincolnshire to the East Riding of Yorkshire
A rural road in Lincolnshire
The rural B1397 in Gosberton Fen heading out towards the Bourne area
Map of civil parishes within Lincolnshire
The centre of Skegness, showing the clock tower and the "Jolly Fisherman" sculpture/fountain
Seafront and beach at Cleethorpes
Skegness seafront and Pier
Ingoldmells beach
Beach Huts and Paddling Pool at Sutton-on-Sea
Chapel St Leonards
A view up 'Steep Hill' towards the historic quarter of Bailgate in Lincoln
Lincolnshire mobile library at Pode Hole. Lincolnshire County Council operate five routes, covering small villages in this large, sparse, county. Each location is visited once a month.
William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley
Captain John Smith
Sir Isaac Newton
Margaret Thatcher
John Wesley
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Michael Foale
Lincolnshire sausages
The Red Arrows, based at RAF Scampton near Lincoln are a popular attraction at the Waddington Air Show
The Gold Victorian-style Penfold post box in Lincoln painted in recognition of Paralympian Sophie Wells who won the gold medal in the team Equestrian event at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. It is the only post box painted gold in the county
Flag of Lincolnshire
The Lincoln Imp high above the choir on the southern side of Lincoln Cathedral
Typhoon FGR4 aircraft, based at RAF Coningsby
Belton House
Boston Stump
Gainsborough Old Hall
Harlaxton Manor
Normanby Hall
Tattershall Castle
Thornton Abbey
St James' Church, Louth

The coast then at Boston becomes the meeting point of the rivers Welland and Haven.

Boston Grammar School

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Boston Grammar School

The Boston Grammar School is a selective grammar school and sixth form college for boys aged 11 to 18 and girls attending the sixth form aged 16–18 located in Boston, Lincolnshire, England.

River Witham

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River almost entirely in the county of Lincolnshire in the east of England.

River almost entirely in the county of Lincolnshire in the east of England.

River Witham at Saltersford Bridge 1 mile south of Grantham. This part of the Witham is home to one of the last viable white clawed crayfish populations in the UK. 
(Credit: Mark A. O'Neill)
River Witham at New Somerby, Grantham
The Witham Shield, normally kept at the British Museum photographed during its visit to The Collection in 2013
Kirkstead Bridge (B1191 road)
Poster for the Favorite Paddle Steamer between Lincoln and Boston, July 1829

It rises south of Grantham close to South Witham at, passes through the centre of Grantham (where it may be closely followed using the Riverside Walk through Wyndham Park and Queen Elizabeth Park), passes Lincoln at and at Boston, , flows into The Haven, a tidal arm of The Wash, near RSPB Frampton Marsh.

St Botolph's Church, Boston

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Panorama of Boston taken from the Tower
Harkness Tower at Yale University
Boston Church, Lincolnshire. Watercolour by James Harrison, 1821. Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut.
The stump in March 2012
The interior, with bookshop

St Botolph's Church is the Anglican parish church of Boston, Lincolnshire, England.

The Fens

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The Fens, also known as the Fenlands, in eastern England are a naturally marshy region supporting a rich ecology and numerous species.

The Fens, also known as the Fenlands, in eastern England are a naturally marshy region supporting a rich ecology and numerous species.

England population density and low elevation coastal zones. The Fens are particularly vulnerable to sea level rise.
A windpump at Wicken Fen
The Kingdom of East Anglia during the early Anglo-Saxon period, showing the approximate coastline and the Fens at the time
Southern Lincolnshire from a mid-17th-century atlas by Jan Janssonius, showing unsettled areas within undrained fens
Stretham Old Engine,
alongside the River Great Ouse
Prickwillow Museum shows the changing face of the Fens and the story of their drainage. It is housed in an old pumping station.
The former by-laws of Deeping Fen at Pode Hole near Spalding

Other significant settlements in the Fens include Boston, Spalding, and Wisbech.

Sessions House, built in 1843

Spalding, Lincolnshire

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Market town on the River Welland in the South Holland district of Lincolnshire, England.

Market town on the River Welland in the South Holland district of Lincolnshire, England.

Sessions House, built in 1843
St Mary and St Nicolas, built in 1284
The Welland
Water taxi
Vernatt's Drain north of Spalding
The Johnson Community Hospital in Spalding
Spalding Grammar School (a boys' school)
A field just north of Weston Hills. The area around Spalding is strategically important for Britain's vegetable industry
Float at the 2003 Spalding Flower Parade
Ayscoughfee Hall
Springfields
Spalding power station
The Lincolnshire Poacher pub and the terminus of the water taxi
Spalding railway station
Willow trees next to the Welland
St Paul's church, Fulney
Springfields Factory Outlet

As well as the towns of Bourne, March, Boston, Wisbech, Holbeach and Sleaford.

Borough of Boston

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Local government district with borough status in Lincolnshire, England.

Local government district with borough status in Lincolnshire, England.

Its council is based in the town of Boston.

Brian Clough Way

A52 road

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Major road in the East Midlands, England.

Major road in the East Midlands, England.

Brian Clough Way
Clifton Bridges over the Trent
Eastern end of the Bingham bypass
Vale of Belvoir Inn
Muddle Go Nowhere in Grantham
Somerby Hill in Grantham
South Forty Foot Drain
Manor Farm Shop
Sleaford Road in the west of Boston
Mablethorpe beach

It runs east from a junction with the A53 at Newcastle-under-Lyme near Stoke-on-Trent via Ashbourne, Derby, Stapleford, Nottingham, West Bridgford, Bingham, Grantham, Boston and Skegness to the east Lincolnshire coast at Mablethorpe.

Skegness's built-up area in 2020. The dark beige shading represents residential and commercial areas; the light beige areas are caravan parks; the grey area is the industrial estate; the parish boundary shown as a dashed red line.

Skegness

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Seaside town and civil parish in the East Lindsey District of Lincolnshire, England.

Seaside town and civil parish in the East Lindsey District of Lincolnshire, England.

Skegness's built-up area in 2020. The dark beige shading represents residential and commercial areas; the light beige areas are caravan parks; the grey area is the industrial estate; the parish boundary shown as a dashed red line.
The railway line connecting the East Midlands cities with Skegness
The Grand Parade before the clock tower was built, looking north towards the pier. The Marine Gardens are on the right.
John Hassall's "Jolly Fisherman" poster (1908)
Grand Parade, showing some of the late-20th-century amusements which have replaced hotels and cinemas
Skegness Pier deck looking seawards
Skegness railway station
Boston and Skegness parliamentary constituency
Skegness lifeboat station
St Matthew's Church, Skegness (Anglican)
Donkeys at Skegness, July 2005
St Clement's Church, Skegness

On the Lincolnshire coast of the North Sea, the town is 43 mi east of Lincoln and 22 mi north-east of Boston.

The Grand Sluice at Boston, where the River Witham empties into The Haven. The lock is on the far right.

The Haven, Boston

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The Grand Sluice at Boston, where the River Witham empties into The Haven. The lock is on the far right.
The "Fehn Cartagena" unloading a cargo of stone while moored on a mudbank in The Haven, opposite the Black Sluice

The Haven is the tidal river of the port of Boston, Lincolnshire in England.