41 Lord Street – Once the White Lion, now The Upper Crust

This week we continue along Lord Street with our study of the buildings targeted for grant assistance.  These grants could cover 80% of the cost for improvements and restoration. We have paused at 41 Lord Street, currently operating as the Upper Crust Cafe.  The building is relatively young for Lord

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39 Lord Street – A vision of the past

As we carry on with our study of the historic buildings on Lord Street we turn to number 39.  This little building stands out as a particularly old looking structure, with its bendy roof and Georgian windows in the upper floor. It actually dates from the 18th century, along with

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‘Cafe Latte’ a look back in time

This week we continue our investigation of the buildings which are targeted for grant assistance on Lord Street.  These grants are specifically to carry out essential repair work and to restore historic shop fronts, improving the character and appearance of the area. Another grade II listed building, number 37 Lord

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How to look after your older property – National Maintenance Week

The Historic Heart of Gainsborough Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) supports the SPAB’s 2021 National Maintenance Week The Historic Heart of Gainsborough THI is managed by West Lindsey District Council with the backing of the National Lottery Heritage Fund. The £1.96m investment in historic buildings and associated community engagement activities seeks

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A look at 35 Lord Street, formerly The Tiger Inn

As promised last week, we continue down Lord Street looking at the historic buildings which are eligible for grants within the Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI). This week we look at 35 Lord Street, which was known as The Tiger Inn for more than 200 years before renaming to ‘Lords’ in

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