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Cathedral Quarter, Cultural Quarter

Jewish Heritage Trail


Jewish Heritage Trail

Discover Lincoln's exceptional Jewish heritage on a trail through the city taking in its many surviving Medieval Jewish houses.

Lincoln is home to three of the five surviving Medieval Jewish houses in England (the other two being in Norwich and Bury St Edmunds), evidence of the prominent Jewish community in Lincoln during the 12th and 13th century.

A Jewish community exists today, the third in the city after the Medieval community and record of Jews living and working in Lincoln during the 18th century.

The legacy of the population, wealth, and scholarship of the Jews in Lincoln throughout history can still be seen today.

Take a self-guided tour using the free, digital trail on your smart phone. Also, look out for guided Jewish Heritage tours on open days throughout the year.

Thanks to JTrails for the information and content in this trail which is from the JTrails Lincoln Jewish Heritage Trail.  JTrails is an initiative of Anglo-Jewish historian Marcus Roberts and is supported by English Heritage, the HLF and Lincolnshire Jewish Community. There is also a national Jewish Heritage Trail available on the JTrails website and JTrails also organises guided tours of Jewish Lincoln.

Lincoln Cathedral Quarter

Unique history, shopping, food and drink, places to stay & more

Lincoln's Cultural Quarter

A vibrant hub at the heart of the city

Opening Times & Prices

The trail is available daily.

Some attractions may have opening times for full access.

The trail is free to follow.

Some attractions may include admission prices to enter.

Medieval Jewish Houses

Cultural Quarter

Norman House

Norman House

This stone building, on Steep Hill, dates back to the 12th century and is one of the oldest surviving, domestic buildings in the UK.

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Cultural Quarter

Jew’s House

Jew’s House

One of the oldest and most important domestic dwellings in England, located on Steep Hill and below the Jew's Court.

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Cultural Quarter

Jew’s Court

Jew’s Court

A Grade I listed, 13th century building on Steep Hill, traditionally thought to be on the site of a Medieval Synagogue and now a historical book shop.

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Location for this EVENT

Google Map
Google Map
http://www.visitlincoln.com/trails
Lincoln Castle (First Stop)
Castle Hill
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN1 3AA
Travel & Directions
Cathedral/Castle Joint Ticket

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