Silk Willoughby village
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Silk Willoughby is a village and civil parish in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 299. It is situated 2 miles (3 km) south from Sleaford.
There are a number of council and rented properties within the village in addition to owner-occupied housing, both old and new. There are several listed buildings including a Manor House and a former rectory.
The parish church is dedicated to St Denis. The modern diocesan records use the name "St Denis"' for the church, but the National Monuments Record shows it as "St Denys". St Denis or Denys are alternative spellings for the same person. The nearby church in Sleaford uses the Denys spelling.
Several air accidents have occurred in the parish. On 4 June 1944, a B-24 crashed in a field after being abandoned mid-air and on 7 June 1962, a Hawker Hunter T7 stalled and crashed, killing both crew.
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 29 May 2016.
- Benefice Profile and Statement of Need: Quarrington, Cranwell, Silk Willoughby Archived 23 February 2012 at the Wayback Machine; Anglican.org, Quarrington and Old Sleaford Parochial Church Council. Retrieved 24 May 2012
- Historic England. "St Denys Church (348938)". PastScape. Retrieved 24 May 2012.
- Historic England. "Silkby (349014)". PastScape. Retrieved 24 May 2012.
- Historic England. "Butt Mound and Folk Moot Barrows (348933)". PastScape. Retrieved 24 May 2012.
- Historic England. "Monument No. 348941". PastScape. Retrieved 24 May 2012.
- Historic England. "Parish Church of St Denys (1061769)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 24 May 2012.