All Saints' Church, Wellingore
Wellingore shown within Lincolnshire
|OS grid reference|
|– London||110 mi (180 km) S|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
|UK Parliament||Sleaford and North Hykeham (UK Parliament constituency)|
Wellingore is a village and civil parish in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated on the A607 road, approximately 12 miles (19 km) south from Lincoln. It conjoins the village of Navenby to the north.
In 1801 there was a resident population of 559, which peaked to 943 in 1861. In the 1971 Census there were 618 people recorded.
The largest building in Wellingore is Wellingore Hall. Village public houses are the Marquis of Granby and the Red Lion Inn, both on High Street. The church is dedicated to All Saints, and is on the side of the Lincoln Cliff escarpment.
RAF Wellingore opened in 1935 and operated for ten years until it was decommissioned in 1945. It originally opened in 1917 as RFC Wellingore Heath. The control tower was demolished, but several pillboxes and the Battle HQ building still exist.
- "RAF Wellingore airfield"; Controltowers.co.uk. Retrieved 6 July 2012