Here are a selection of websites, recommended by Heritage Lincolnshire, which you may find useful when conducting further research about Harlaxton Manor.

Heritage Gateway

National Heritage List for England. Tip: carry out an advanced search, set map area and view the results on a map. Click the ? button for further detail.

Lincs to the Past

Operated by Lincolnshire County Council, lists items held in the Lincolnshire Archives, of particular interest in the Pearson Gregory Collection.

Cambridge University Aerial Photograph Collection

Able to view photographs by browsing a map, there are some of Harlaxton that can be viewed but you have to pay to download. Here is a starting point:

Britain from Above

No shots of Harlaxton but interesting aerial views of Grantham. Register to gain access to higher resolution.


British Museum

Portable Antiquities Scheme website

National Trust Collections

Some interesting photographs of houses in the village.

Standing Buildings

Historic England

Tip: use the map search tool under the search box.

Buildings at risk register

Tip: search or download the East Midlands list.

Historic England Photograph Database

Includes some interesting shots of the Manor and village.

National Library of Scotland Historic Maps

Database of historic maps with an interesting View side by side feature allowing you to compare old maps with modern satellite imagery.

Other research

Google Scholar, a Search engine for finding academic articles.

British History Online, primary and secondary sources but not many relating specifically to the Manor

The above list was compiled from a “How to find history on your doorstep” event presented by Ian Marshman, Heritage Lincolnshire, 29 February 2016.

Other resources

Archaeology Data Service
This record is of interest:

Probable Prehistoric or Roman enclosure and boundary ditches seen as cropmarks.