A bridal party walk past the main house at Gunby Hall towards St. Peters Church

The Best Lincolnshire Wedding Venues

Are you looking for a list of the best wedding venues in Lincolnshire? I’ve put together a guide to the top venues throughout the county with detailed information and example images for planning your dream Lincolnshire Wedding. From stunning Castle weddings to locations that work great for those who want a more intimate and low key wedding, I’ve got you covered.

The Top 10 Wedding Venues in Lincolnshire

After several years of Lincolnshire Wedding photography experience here are my top ten Lincolnshire Wedding venues. As you’ll find out, there are so many more wedding venues that could have made the list.

Abbey Farm Weddings

Aswardby Rectory

Kenwick Park Louth

Howell Manor

Washingborough Hall

Stoke Rochford Hall

Doddington Hall

Harlaxton Manor

Scrivelsby Walled Garden

White Hart Hotel, Lincoln

Lincolnshire Wedding Venues on the map

Why Get Married in Lincolnshire?

Lincolnshire is the second-largest county in the UK. A county of contrasts, from the city to the countryside to the coast, Lincolnshire has a wedding venue to suit every taste. 

Starting in Lincoln itself, voted one of the best small cities in the UK and home to the world-famous Lincoln Cathedral and the Magna Carta. The surrounding countryside immediately outside the city means that you can have a beautiful wedding in the heart of the countryside combined with all the benefits that come with having your wedding in a city. 

Talking of the countryside, there are some beautiful country wedding venues where you and your guests can celebrate your day. From the expansive flatland views to the rolling hills of the wolds, there are so many venues where you can relax and get away from it all. 

Finally, there’s the coast. Although Skegness is the most famous seaside destination in Lincolnshire, you don’t have to travel too far to find beautiful beaches that feel like your own sanctuary on the coast.

Best Wedding Venues in Lincoln

Charlotte House Hotel

Charlotte House Hotel has one of the best locations in Lincolnshire. Located opposite Lincoln Castle, Charlotte House is Art Deco in style and features the glass box setting with a real wow factor.

No. of guests: Up to 120 guests seated (contact for larger weddings)

Address: Charlotte House Hotel, Union Road, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3BJ

Email: info@charlottehouselincoln.com

Phone: 01522 541 000

White Hart Hotel 

The White Hart Hotel in Lincoln is located in the heart of the historic Cathedral Quarter, bringing spectacular views of the Cathedral and within the shadow of Lincoln Castle. The White Hart has 2 venues that are licensed for Civil Ceremonies & Civil Partnerships. Contemporary styling combined with a historic location equals one beautiful wedding venue.

No. of guests: Up to 100 (200 for evening reception)

Address: White Hart Hotel, Bailgate, Lincoln, LN1 3AR

Email: weddings@whitehart-lincoln.co.uk

Phone: 01522 563 298

Washingborough Hall

Washingborough Hall is a stunning, traditional country house wedding venue a stones throw from the city of Lincoln. This award winning Grade II listed Manor House is a truly magical venue. The hotel boasts its own private entrance to a beautiful church which is a perfect location for an intimate ceremony. If you are looking for a civil ceremony, you will be delighted to know there are 3 licensed venues within the house.

If this sounds like your perfect venue, get in touch with Amy, the Hall’s Director of Romance, and book in to see the venue that won ‘Best Wedding Hotel 2018/19’ in the Lincolnshire Taste of Excellence Awards.

No. of guests: Up to 110 (150 in the evening)

Address: Washingborough Hall, Church Hill, Washingborough, Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN4 1EH

Email: Weddings@washingboroughhall.com

The Lincoln Hotel

The Lincoln Hotel is a gorgeous venue built in the 1960s. The wedding ceremonies and civil partnerships take place in the Tennyson Suite, where couples are able to enjoy wonderful views of Lincoln Cathedral. If you are going for a church wedding, the hotel will have the red carpet rolled out ready for your arrival. Wedding guests at The Lincoln Hotel will also receive an exclusive accommodation rate, allowing family & friends to enjoy your special day with you.

No. of guests: Up to 140

Address: Eastgate, Lincoln, LN2 1PN

Email: weddings@thelincolnhotel.com

Phone: 01522 520 348

Doddington Hall

Doddington Hall is a venue steeped in history. Built in 1595 it has a variety of spaces for your wedding. With four sites licensed for civil ceremonies, Doddington Hall gives you a variety of romantic options for your day.

No. of guests: Up to 120 for the wedding breakfast (150 for the evening reception)

Address: Main St, Doddington, Lincoln LN6 4RU

Email: justine@doddingtonhall.com

Phone: 01522 812 501

Best Barn Wedding Venues

Abbey Farm Weddings, Kirkstead, Woodhall Spa

Set in 30 acres of rural parkland, in the shadow of Kirkstead Abbey Ruins, Abbey Farm is one of my favourite wedding venues. The centrepiece is the beautiful Oak Barn, built in a traditional Lincolnshire style.

For those looking for a church venue, Abbey Farm is home to St Leonards church which is reached via a stroll along a country path, or let Abbey Farm whisk you to your reception in their vintage Land Rover. Prefer a civil ceremony? Abbey Farm is also fully licensed. Indoor and outdoor space that allows you huge flexibility.

For a more in-depth look, check out my guide to Abbey Farm Weddings

Sound perfect? Get in touch with Jo Nelstrop and arrange a tour, you won’t regret it.

No. of guests: Up to 110 (contact for larger weddings)

Address: Abbey Farm, Abbey Lane, Kirkstead, Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire, LN10 6UH

Email: info@abbeyfarmweddings.co.uk

Phone: 07795 396 979

Possibly the best barn wedding venue in Lincolnshire Abbey Farm. This black and white photograph shows guests toasting a gay couple on their wedding day.

Wobbly Barn, Weston Hills, Spalding

Wobbly Barn is located in the rural heart of Lincolnshire. Quirky and relaxed, Wobbly Barn is ideal for those seeking a little less formal, fuss-free and rustic wedding venue. A stones throw away from the town of Spalding and only 25 minutes from the city of Peterborough, Wobbly Barn is a beautiful blank canvas for you to put your mark on.

No. of guests: Up to 40 seated (100 standing)

Address: Poplar Farm, Fengate Drove, Weston Hills, Spalding, PE12 6DJ

Email: events@wobblybarn.co.uk

Phone: 07795 387 032

The Granary Wedding Barn, Boston

The Granary Wedding Barn offers you exclusive use of the beautiful barn for your wedding, along with the gorgeous courtyard garden & cottage accommodation. Licensed for Civil Ceremonies (both indoor and outdoor), Granary barn is a great wedding venue just on the outskirts of the town of Boston.

This venue is perfect for couples looking for a relaxed weekend-long celebration. Family and friends arrive on Friday, have a get-together in the beautiful courtyard garden often over food and a few drinks. The Ceremony and wedding celebrations take place on Saturday with a leisurely Sunday afternoon departure.

Granary Barn is currently developing a beautiful tipi and marquee space around their lakes. I can tell you now though, this is going to be an amazing space for your wedding celebration.

To arrange a viewing or check your date, contact Carol and see if Granary Barn is the perfect wedding venue for you.

No. of guests: Up to 80 seated (130 for the evening)

Address: Elms Farm, Boardsides, Hubberts Bridge, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE20 3QP

Email: thegranary@weddingbarnvenue.co.uk

Phone: 01205 290 840

A Photo of Lincolnshire barn Wedding Venue, the Granary in Boston

Whaplode Manor, Holbeach, Spalding

Whaplode Manor is full of traditional details. The Chesterfield seating and whiskey barrel tabletops compliment the high ceilings and exposed beams that make this venue so special.

An in-house catering team can create a delicious wedding breakfast or finger buffet. Whaplode Manor also features its very own gin bar with up to 40 different varieties to sample. Get in touch and discuss the bespoke packages on offer, including 2/3 day packages that are on offer.

No. of guests: Up to 90 seated (250 for the evening)

Address: Washway Rd, Saracen’s Head, Holbeach, Spalding PE12 8AZ

Email: admin@whaplodemanor.co.uk

Phone: 01406 422 837

Elsham Hall Gardens & Country Park, Brigg

Elmsham Hall is a beautiful barn wedding venue in North Lincolnshire. At it’s heart is the grade 2 listed barn, which has been lovingly and sympathetically restored. Adjacent to the barn is the courtyard and beyond that lies luscious countryside for you and your guests to explore, which offers some amazing photographic backdrops.

To arrange a viewing, get in touch with Elaine Brockelsby, director of Bride Beautiful Ltd.

No. of guests: Up to 120 seated (200 for the evening)

Address: Elsham Hall, Elsham, DN20 0QZ

Email: info@elshamhallevents.co.uk

Phone: 01652 688 955

Intimate Wedding Venues

The Elm Tree. Hundleby, Spilsby

If you are looking for the most beautiful, intimate venue run by the most amazing couple, you might just want to stop your search here.

The Elm Tree, Hundleby boasts beautifully decorated rooms, fitting of the period of the property, as well as meticulous attention to detail, both in decor and in the way they help you plan your perfect wedding.

To take a look around, get in touch with Jonathon and set up a visit. I would recommend you book in for an afternoon tea whilst there, they are amazing!

No. of guests: Up to 30 seated (50 for the evening)

Address: 90 Main Rd, Hundleby, Spilsby PE23 5LZ

Email: enquiries@elmtree.co.uk

Phone: 01790 753 534

Small room at the Elm Tree set for a wedding

Tipi Wedding Venues in Lincolnshire

Scrivelsby Walled Garden, Scrivelsby

Scrivelsby Walled Garden A rustic venue with a boatload of charm is perhaps the most perfect festival wedding location you can possibly imagine. Enjoy the wonderful surroundings of the Lincolnshire Wolds at this award-winning wedding venue.

If you’re wanting a church wedding, there is the beautiful St. Benedicts church adjacent to Scrivelsby Walled Garden, which dates back to the 13th Century. If instead, you are looking for a humanist ceremony, you can do this within the grounds.

If a festival or boho theme is in your plans, get in touch and make sure you check out this venue.

No. of guests: Up to 160 seated

Address: Scrivelsby Grange, Scrivelsby, LN9 6JL

Email: info@scrivelsbywalledgarden.co.uk

Phone: 0333 5775 662

Wild at Heart Tipis, various locations

Wild at Heart Tipis is owned by Fran. An adventurous soul with a love of the outdoors. Wild at Heart Tipis are able to provide your perfect wedding tipi and have a variety of beautiful venues throughout the county that they work with.

Get in touch with Fran and plan your perfect tipi wedding from the ground up.

No. of guests: Up to 150 seated, 180 standing

Address: Available countywide and beyond

Email: fran@wildathearttipis.co.uk

Phone: 01205 619 855

A tipi Lincolnshire Wedding at Revesby Estate. The tipi is located in front of the lake at sunset and a sun flare enters the camera

Best Hotel Wedding Venues

Kenwick Park Hotel & Spa, Louth

Kenwick Park In Louth is a classic hotel wedding venue. In fact, Kenwick Park was one of the first hotels in the country to gain a license for Civil Ceremonies, all the way back in 1995.

Set in the heart of the Wolds, Kenwick Park is nestled in a private estate with beautiful rooms or lodges where you and your guests can relax and enjoy the day. You can also take advantage of the on-site spa to pamper yourself before your wedding day.

No. of guests: Up to 150 seated

Address: Kenwick Park Estate, Kenwick Rd, Louth LN11 8NR

Email: sam@kenwick-park.co.uk

Phone: 01507 353 003

A couple walk down the aisle outdoors after being married in Louth

The White Hart Hotel, Boston

The White Hart Hotel Boston and its 18th Century coaching house. With the backdrop of Boston Stump (the highest parish church in England) The White Hart Hotel is Licensed for Civil Ceremonies, allowing you to hold your whole celebration in one location. Indoor and outdoor spaces mean you can enjoy your day, no matter what the weather.

No. of guests: Up to 80 seated (120 for the evening)

Address: 1–5 High Street, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 8SH

Email: whitehartboston@innmail.co.uk

Phone: tel: 01205 311 900

Stallingborough Grange. Stallingborough, Grimsby

Fully licensed for Civil Ceremonies, Stallingborough Grange has one of the most highly regarded restaurants in Grimsby. So if you are looking for a beautiful country venue with wonderful food and a stunning bridal suite, in North Lincolnshire, then Stallingborough Grange should be on your list.

To arrange a visit, contact Harriet Belcher and let her show you what Stallingborough Grange can offer you.

No. of guests: Up to 300

Address: Riby Road, Stallingborough, North East Lincolnshire, DN41 8BU

Email: reception@stallingboroughgrange.co.uk

Phone: 01469 2056 1302

A bride looks out of the windows onto the gardens at Lincolnshire wedding venue Stallingborough Grange.

Belton Woods Hotel. Grantham

Set within 475 acres of rolling Lincolnshire countryside, Belton Woods Hotel is a grand, yet homely wedding venue located near to the market town of Grantham.

Licensed for Civil Ceremonies and catering for weddings large and small, Belton Woods is a country oasis, yet only 34 miles from East Midlands Airport for your guests travelling from away. There are a wide variety of leisure activities for you and your guests to enjoy, including an indoor swimming pool.

If Belton Woods sounds like the wedding venue for you, get in touch via their website to arrange a tour.

No. of guests: Up to 230

Address: Belton, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 2LN

Email: Enquire via Website

Phone: 01476 593 200

Hall Farm Hotel. Ashby Cum Fenby, Grimsby

Hall Farm Hotel is a rural venue surrounded by farmland, yet only 5 miles from Grimsby. Hall Farm Hotel offers a beautiful barn venue, lit by gorgeous natural light from the south-facing windows. There is also great outdoor space, including a stunning lake that makes for amazing photographs of you both together.

If you are looking for a wedding venue in North Lincolnshire, this should definitely be on your list to places to see.

No. of guests: Up to 100 seated (150 for the evening)

Address: Ashby Lane, Ashby cum Fenby, North East Lincolnshire DN37 0RT

Email: info@hallfarmhotelandrestaurant.co.uk

Phone: 01472 220 666

The Petwood Hotel. Woodhall Spa

Set within 30 acres of landscaped gardens, the Petwood Hotel offers a variety of spaces for weddings of all sizes in possibly one of the most historically important wedding venues I can think of.

Home of the legendary 617 “Dambusters” squadron, the Petwood not only offers amazing spaces for your ceremony but a sense of history to the venue that you can’t find anywhere else.

No. of guests: Up to 140 seated

Address: Stixwould Road, Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire, LN10 6QG

Email: Contact via their website

Phone: 01526 352 411

Oaklands Hall Hotel. Laceby, Grimsby

Built in 1877 Oaklands Hall Hotel is a beautiful Victorian Country House Hotel. Privately owned and family run, Oaklands Hall Hotel can offer flexibility for your wedding day and is licensed for Civil Ceremonies.

Boasting 46 stunning rooms, there is plenty of accommodation for your friends and family as well as acres of parkland for beautiful photographs.

Contact the wedding coordinator to arrange a viewing of this stunning Victorian venue.

No. of guests: Up to 140 seated (250 for the evening)

Address: Barton Street, Laceby, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, DN37 7LF

Email: weddings@oaklandshallhotel.co.uk

Phone: 01472 872 248

The Vedanta. Lincoln

The beautiful parklands and manicured gardens are what make The Vedanta (formally known as Branston Hall) special. This venue is one that feels perfect from the moment you enter the sweeping driveway. A beautiful venue with a country house feels, full of wide-open space. Get in touch with Wedding Coordinator Jess Pope and see for yourselves.

No. of guests: Up to 120 (or 180 for a canapé event)

Address: Lincoln Road, Branston, Lincolnshire LN4 1PD

Email: Via their website

Phone: 01522 793 305

The Dower House. Woodhall Spa

The Dower House Hotel is a beautiful 19th Century Country House located in the beautiful village of Woodhall Spa. The venue can be exclusively yours for the duration of your wedding. With several settings from an intimate wedding or a larger celebration, The Dower House is fully licensed for Civil Ceremonies with flexible locations that work for you (and around the British weather).

To book a viewing, simply contact their wedding coordinator.

No. of guests: Up to 120 seated

Address: Manor Estate, Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire, LN10 6PY

Email: info@dowerhousehotel.co.uk

Phone: 01526 352 588

Best Western, The Vine. Skegness

The Vine Hotel in Skegness is another Lincolnshire wedding venue filled with historical significance. Boasting gardens where Alfred Lord Tennyson penned some of his famous work, this 18th Century venue has extensive grounds that can accommodate a marquee for your special day should you require it.

Get in touch with Jess, the wedding coordinator, and arrange a visit to see if The Vine Hotel is the venue for your special day.

No. of guests: Up to 100 seated (150 for a buffet)

Address: Vine Road, Seacroft, Skegness, PE25 3DB

Email: events@thevinehotel.com

Phone: 01754 610 611

A couple kiss on there wedding day at The Vine Hotel Skegness

Admiral Rodney. Horncastle

The Admiral Rodney in Horncastle is situated in the heart of Horncastle. This beautiful coach house fully licensed for Civil Ceremonies. Originally part of the estate of legendary botanist Sir Joseph Banks, lead scientist on Captain James Cook’s voyage of discovery to South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand.

A wonderful location, with a rich history, The Admiral Rodney is beautifully decorated and features amazing gardens for you to enjoy during your day.

To book a tour of this wonderful Horncastle wedding venue, get in touch with Beth, the wedding manager

No. of guests: Up to 80 seated (120 for the evening)

Address: North Street, Horncastle, Lincolnshire, LN9 5DX

Email: beth@innmail.co.uk

Phone: 01507 523 131

Castle Wedding Venues

Belvoir Castle

When it comes to castle wedding venues in Lincolnshire, Belvoir Castle shines out above all others. Dating back to the 11th century, the castle boasts views of three counties, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire & Nottinghamshire.

With a choice of two rooms for civil ceremonies as well as an onsite chapel for those who are seeking a religious ceremony, Belvoir Castle has several options available to you. You also get to enjoy the beautiful King’s suite for the bride and her bridesmaids to get ready in.

Belvoir Castle really can make any castle dream wedding come true. Where else would you be able to cut your cake with a Duke’s sword or celebrate your wedding with the firing of seven canons?

If you are looking for a castle wedding venue in Lincolnshire, Belvoir Castle has to be on your list.

No. of guests: Up to 120 guests (150 for the evening)

Address: Grantham, Lincs, NG32 1PE

Email: weddings@belvoircastle.com

Phone: 01476 871 032

Best National Trust Wedding Venues in Lincolnshire

Before I get into the list here, I just wanted to let you know about the conditions of photographing at a National Trust venue. Every time I have shot a wedding at a National Trust venue in Lincolnshire, I have had to show that I am fully insured and have public liability cover of over two million pounds. If you are planning to get married at one of the venues below, make sure you ask your photographer about their insurance. Click to see other questions you should ask your wedding photographer.

Gunby Hall. Gunby, Spilsby

Having your wedding ceremony at a National Trust property means you get to say I do in beautiful, historical buildings.

Gunby Hall is located between Spilsby and Skegness. Not only does it boast a beautiful English country house, but the perfectly manicured gardens are also absolutely stunning.

Licensed for Civil Ceremonies of up to 50 people, Gunby Hall’s weddings take place in the music room, which in my opinion is the finest room in the house.

To learn more about weddings at Gunby Hall, get in touch with Astrid Gatenby to discuss your day.

No. of guests: Up to 50 guests

Address: Gunby, Spilsby PE23 5SS

Email: Astrid.Gatenby@nationaltrust.org.uk

Phone: 01754 892991

A couple walk through the gradens of National Trust wedding venue Gunby Hall in Lincolnshire. Th couple walk through an arch with flowers blooming in the garden.

Tattershall Castle. Tattershall, Lincoln.

Who doesn’t love the idea of getting married in a castle? If you are looking for a castle wedding, Tattershall Castle is a wedding venue you want to consider.

The medieval brick castle set in beautifully kept grounds instantly means that your photos will look amazing.

The licensed venue in Tattershall Castle is The Parlour. Beautiful brickwork, high ceilings, and an intricately carved stone fireplace mean that your wedding takes place in the most stunning of locations.

To arrange a tour, get in touch with the team at Tattershall Castle and see if this castle is the venue for you.

No. of guests: Up to 90 seated

Address: Sleaford Rd, Tattershall, Lincoln LN4 4LR

Email: tattershallcastle@nationaltrust.org.uk

Phone: 01526 342 543

Hidden Gem Wedding Venues in Lincolnshire

Louth Town Hall. Louth

For people looking for a Louth Wedding venue that is quirky and outside of the usual hotel venues, I have a perfect location for you. Louth Town Hall is possibly one of the coolest venues on this list and is definitely a hidden gem at a great price.

Louth Registry Office is located on the ground floor of the venue, making it easy to pop upstairs for your reception. However, the ballroom is fully licensed for Civil Partnerships if you want to get married in the amazing space it offers.

As an added bonus, the space is used for concerts so you can have access to a professional-grade sound and lighting system allowing you and your guests to dance the night away.

No. of guests: Contact for details

Address: Eastgate, Louth LN11 9NH

Email: louthtownhall@btinternet.com

Phone: 01507 354 336

A couple kiss on the balcony of Louth Town Hall on their wedding day in Lincolnshire

Batemans Brewery. Wainfleet.

Who loves the idea of a wedding in Lincolnshire’s finest historical brewery? If that sounds like your idea of heaven then you must check out Batemans Brewery in Wainfleet, near Skegness. The beautiful windmill venue overlooks the River Steeping offers plenty of beautiful space for your wedding photos as well as plenty of award-winning beers. 

Licensed to hold civil ceremonies, Batemans also has several options for you and your guests to stay on your wedding night, including a range of cottages.

To book a look around, get in touch with Anne and let her show you this beautiful hidden gem.

No. of guests: Up to 70 for the reception (up to 100 for the evening)

Address: George Bateman & Son Ltd, Salem Bridge Brewery, Wainfleet, Lincolnshire, PE24 4JE

Email: Via their website

Phone: 01754 880317

Mr Georges bar venue at Batemans brewery on a wedding day

Howell Manor. Howell, Sleaford

I’ve known Elaine & Mark since the beginning of their Howell Manor Weddings adventure. Howell Manor offers the perfect location for your wedding. There is space for a marquee or a Tipi in the grounds, meaning you have several options for your reception.

There is also a secret location at Howell Manor, which is their reservoir. A beautiful space for you as a newly married couple to get some time together and take things in, including a bottle of Champagne provided just for the two of you. This space makes for the most beautiful photos and is a real gem of this venue.

However, I’ve saved the best until last. If you get married at Howell, there is the on-site St. Oswalds church. Totally off-grid and lit only by candlelight, if there is a prettier church than this one, I have yet to find it.

To book a look around, get in touch with Elaine and let her show you this beautiful hidden gem.

No. of guests: Up to 100 in the church (up to 300 for the reception)

Address: The Manor, Howell, Sleaford NG34 9PT

Email: Elaine@Sardersons.com

Phone: 01529 460267

Howell Manor near Sleaford a freshly married couple wander along the green grass by the side of the reservoir. They are holding hands as they walk.

The Guild Hall, Boston

Boston’s Guildhall is a beautiful venue that many getting married in Boston overlook. Beautiful stained glass. windows and original wood panelling is topped off (literally) with a huge vaulted ceiling. The venue also has a secret door to Fydell House gardens if you want to add something extra to your special day.

No. of guests: Up to 100

Address: South Street, Boston. Lincolnshire. PE21 6HT

Email: polly.wilkinson@boston.gov.uk

Phone: 01205 365 954

Lincolnshire Wedding Venues on a Budget

Village Halls. All Over Lincolnshire

If you are looking for Lincolnshire wedding venues on a budget, or you just want a reception venue that allows you to stamp your own style on it, you really should start a search of village halls.

I am sure when I say village hall, you are thinking of those monstrous venues built in the 70’s and 80’s and whilst there are many of them, there are some beautiful village hall venues in Lincolnshire that really are some of the nicest venues out there and incredibly reasonable.

I have photographed in a beautiful school from the turn of the century that is now a village hall, as well as ones with amazing natural light and outdoor space. Finding the perfect village hall for your wedding is a labour of love, but when you find that hidden gem venue, it is totally worth it.

A village hall near Spilsby holding a wedding reception. The village hall is in fact an old school from the early part of the 20th century.

Even More Lincolnshire Wedding Venues to Consider

Did I Miss One?

So there we have it, the best Lincolnshire wedding venues. Do you think I have missed one? Get in touch and let me know why it should be added to the list.

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