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Horncastle Civic Society

Welcome to the HCS website

The Horncastle Civic Society was founded in 1966 adopting the constitution suggested by the Civic Trust. The main object behind the society is to safeguard and preserve the rich heritage of our ancient market town alongside the inevitable demands for growth and development.
The society also attempts to promote the history, places of interest and activities in the town, in order to generate local pride and awareness, greater participation, an active community spirit and an expanding tourist trade.
Please note our website is being updated and will be available shortly.
Registered Charity No. 1082147 

Selected Highlights  
Horncastle Worthies
Horncastle Worthies
This section features well-known (and less well-known) residents from Horncastle's past.
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Up Your Street - a photographic record of Horncastle
Up Your Street
This is a large and growing collection of photographs and postcards depicting Horncastle streets and buildings.
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Places of interest in Horncastle
Places of interest
Horncastle has a number of interesting places to visit - for town residents and visitors alike.
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Town Walks - for town residents and visitors
Town Walks
A series of walks around the town - documents are available to download and print out, to take with you as you explore our town.
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Documents, Reports and Personal Recollections frm Horncastle residents
Includes Documents and Charters, Census Reports, Then and Now (personal stories) and Up Your Street - Horncastle photographs of today and yesterday.
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The History of Horncastle
The History of Horncastle
See how our town has grown and changed from pre-Roman times, through Roman, Saxon, Norman-Plantagenet, Tudor-Stuart and the Hanover-Windsor periods.
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Supported by The Heritage Lottery Fund Horncastle Civic Society gratefully acknowledge the support of The Heritage Lottery Fund without whom this project would not have been possible
Next HCS Meeting
The Admiral Rodney on North Street
Our next meeting will be the AGM on Thursday 22nd May 2014 at The Admiral Rodney, North Street at 7.30m
There will be a presentation by Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust on improving the Environment in the town followed by the AGM. Important consideration will be given to a new name for the Society and ways to make the Society more appealing to the general public. Anyone interested in Horncastle is welcome to attend.
Latest News & Events
The Sir Joseph Banks Society is always glad to to receive  new members and is developing an exciting programme for new members to participate in.
The newly formed Sir Joseph Banks Society is already open for new members and is developing an exciting programme for new members to participate in. So if you want to get involved be prepared to roll up your sleeves....
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