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LINCOLN is an old and easy-paced city whose mighty cathedral, the third largest in England, remains the county's outstanding attraction. Reaching high into the sky from the top of a steep hill, its triple towers are visible for miles across the surrounding flatlands. This conspicuous spot was first fortified by the Celts, who called their settlement Lindon, "hillfort by the lake", a reference to the pools formed by the River Witham in the marshy ground below. In 47 AD the Romans occupied Lindon and built a fortified town, which subsequently became Lindum Colonia, one of the four regional capitals …
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