A small monastic establishment is believed to have existed at Alkborough just prior to the Norman Conquest and the church tower is thought to be of Anglo Saxon origin dating back to 1052.
The first noticeable feature about All Saints is its position in the town, you see that this church does not face east.
Following the wooded sign that points down a green lane, you emerge at the entrance to a field and the most spectacular view of All Saints church and the Lincolnshire Wolds hills, it is quite breathtaking.
Goulceby is a delightful village nestling in the valleys of the Lincolnshire Wolds on the Viking Way long distant footpath, All Saints is a welcomed shelter in inclement weather.
There has been a building on the site since 1230, when Simon de Tynton was presented by William de Lisures to be the first Rector.
The inside arcades are 13th century and both are of four bays with low double chamfered arches.
A rather unassuming village church on the outside but containing a wealth of interest and heritage within its walls, but there also lies a hidden story of murder and intrigue.
Set in a lovely rural hamlet on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds, grade I listed All Saints is a gem of a church, with a wonderful chancel and its connections with Italy.
Built in the mid 14th century, All Saints is a handsome building with a sturdy tower and tall spire.
All Saints, was originally built in the 12th and 13th century, when the population of the Wolds was considerably greater.