21st November 2006

 

LINCOLN’S EAST END THROUGH TIME

 

A new booklet focussing on the city’s buildings and structures from pre-Roman times to the present will be launched on Saturday 25th November.

 

The illustrated booklet focuses specifically on the Monks Road area of Lincoln, plotting aspects of its history and archaeological development from pre-Roman times to the present.

 

Its title is ‘Monks Road: Lincoln’s East End Through Time’.

 

The booklet includes information on Prehistoric and Roman occupation, the discovery of a medieval cemetery, origins of the Lincoln Arboretum and its archaeological features and urban renewal in the Monks Road area.

 

In addition, the booklet draws attention to schools, education, churches and housing in the Monks Road area.

 

A number of University of Lincoln academics have been involved in the production of the booklet, including, Andrew Walker- Head of Humanities, Barbara Nield- Humanities, Ron Dixon- Forensic Science and Adam O’Meara- Media Production.

 

The launch will take place at St Mary’s Guildhall, High Street, Lincoln at 10.00am on Saturday.

 

The booklet will be available from city bookshops priced at £5.95.

 

For more information contact Andrew Walker on 01522886254 or email awalker@lincoln.ac.uk

 

For more information contact:

Sophie Gayler Press Office Assistant

(01522) 886042 sgayler@lincoln.ac.uk

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