Sunday, November 21, 2010

Residents furious as 'historic stone wall' is demolished by builders

Residents of a "beautiful and ancient" uphill road called in city planners after builders demolished what householders believe to be a remnant of medieval Lincoln.

Work has been under way on a new house at the end of the narrow James Street, off Eastgate, since June last year - but recently, builders took down an old stone wall and replaced it with a new one that has a block-work core.

That led worried neighbours to fear a precedent was being set that could see more people take down aspects of the city's heritage.

Click here to read this article from the Lincolnshire Echo