Nicholas Leache, rector of Belchford in 1536, was one of the ringleaders in the Lincolnshire Rising in which 3,000 people marched through the county to protest against closure of the monasteries by Henry VIII. Photo by explorechurches.org
An unusual and fascinating church, effectively a medieval church encased in a Georgian red brick shell in 1758, St Swithins still holds many treasures inside its walls and the trouble taken to obtain the key and open the Norman west door is well worth the effort. Photo by Jonathan Thacker
Believed to be the third church on the site and completed around 1160, the oldest part is the tower. The church has connections with Alfred, Lord Tennyson, the Dymoke family (King's Champion) and John Franklin. Photo by explorechurches.org
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