Church of St Nicholas, East Kirkby
East Kirkby shown within Lincolnshire
|Population||303 ( Including Hagnaby. 2011)|
|OS grid reference|
|– London||110 mi (180 km) S|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
|UK Parliament||Louth and Horncastle|
East Kirkby 13th-century Grade II* listed Anglican parish church is dedicated to St Nicholas. The church tower and nave arcades are of Decorated style, and the chancel screen, Perpendicular. In the south aisle is a 14th-century slab to Sir Robert Sylkestone (d. 1347), founder of the chantry.
The Prime Meridian passes just to the east of East Kirkby through the former RAF East Kirkby airfield, which has a meridian marker. The airfield was a Second World War Royal Air Force base, part of which now houses the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre.
- "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 19 August 2015.
- Historic England. "Church of St Nicholas (1168096)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 24 July 2011.
- Cox, J. Charles (1916) Lincolnshire pp. 183, 184; Methuen & Co. Ltd
- Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire with the port of Hull 1885, p. 604
- Historic England. "East Kirkby Windmill (1063569)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 24 July 2011.
- The Red Lion, Geograph.org.uk. Retrieved 24 July 2011