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Heading off to... Stamford.

WHERE IS IT? Stamford is a historic market town on the River Welland in Lincolnshire.

VISIT The town is best known for its core of 17th-18th century stone buildings, older timber framed buildings and five medieval parish churches.

The Romans built Ermine Street across what is now Burghley Park and through the of the town, where it forded the Welland, eventually reaching Lincoln.

The industrial revolution largely left Stamford untouched. Stamford is characterised by street after street of timber-framed and stone buildings , little shops tucked down back alleys.

Near Stamford is Burghley House, an Elizabethan mansion, vast and ornate, built by the First Minister of Elizabeth I, Sir William Cecil, later Lord Burghley.

BOOK IT NOW More about the town and its attractions and accommodation at stamford.co.uk.
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Publication:Daily Post (Conwy, Wales)
Geographic Code:1U1CT
Date:May 31, 2014
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