Riseholme, Lincolnshire

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Riseholme
St.Mary's church, Riseholme, Lincs. - geograph.org.uk - 100249.jpg
St Mary's Church, Riseholme
Riseholme is located in Lincolnshire
Riseholme
Riseholme
 Riseholme shown within Lincolnshire
Population 408 (2001)
OS grid reference SK980752
   – London 120 mi (190 km)  S
District West Lindsey
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Lincoln
Postcode district LN2 2LD
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Gainsborough
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire

Coordinates: 53°15′54″N 0°31′52″W / 53.264933°N 0.531231°W / 53.264933; -0.531231

Riseholme is a small village in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) north from the city and county town of Lincoln.

Riseholme Park[edit]

Riseholme is the site of the rural science campus of the University of Lincoln (often referred to as Riseholme Park), and the home of Riseholme College, the University of Lincoln's main Further Education department.

Riseholme Park campus covers more than 1,000 acres (4.0 km2) of land, and includes woodland, deer parks,and a lake. At the centre of the campus is Riseholme Hall, former home to multiple Bishops of Lincoln.

The college provides courses in small animals, forestry and abouriculture, equine (horses), horticulture and agriculture.

In 1994 Princess Anne opened a new residential training college for the Inland Revenue (HM Revenue and Customs), Lawress Hall, at Riseholme Park.[1]

The college has two farms, one on the main site at Riseholme, and one in the nearby village of Nettleham (Lodge Farm, Nettleham).

Facilities include an AstroTurf pitch, rugby and football pitches, fishing, halls for corporate events and outdoor activities.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Court Circular". The Independent. 10 June 1994. 

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