Time Team in Lincoln’s Inn Fields 2009

Time Team did a limited dig of Lincoln's Inn and the Fields for a show transmitted in March 2009.  I stumbled across a copy of the show on YouTube (link to the start of the segment on the Fields 18 minutes in - embedded video below starts at beginning of show) Also of interest is the …

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Sir Robert Hunter on the need to open up Lincoln’s Inn Fields to the public – 1894

Sir Robert Hunter was one of the co-founders of The National Trust.  He was a lawyer with  an office at 6 Lincoln's Inn Fields (a building more famous recently for being "The Apprentice House 2013" in this year's season of the BBC talent/light entertainment show).  The Trust was created in part to buy up public …

Lincoln’s Inn Fields and the localities adjacent – their historical and topographical associations Charles William Heckethorn

A neighbour recently passed me a digital copy of the above book from 1896, around the time that the Fields became a public park.  It's a wonderful period piece and well worth an idle browse with a cup of coffee.  The book also serves as a snapshot of the area only a few years before …