Church of St John the Baptist, Scampton
Scampton shown within Lincolnshire
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Scampton is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. The population of the civil parish including Brampton and Broadholme at the 2011 census was 1,358. It is situated 5 miles (8.0 km) north from Lincoln, 10 miles (16.1 km) south-east from Gainsborough, and west from the A15 road.
In the civil parish, between the village and the A15, is RAF Scampton. The airfield first opened in 1916 as Home Defence Flight Station Brattleby, becoming Scampton the following year, and then closing in 1919; it re-opened in 1936 as RAF Scampton.
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- "Commonwealth War Graves Commission"; Commonwealth War Graves www.cwgc.org retrieved 18 April 2013
- Media related to Scampton at Wikimedia Commons
- Scampton Church of England Primary School web site