Weston Hills, Lincolnshire

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Weston Hills
Weston Hills is located in Lincolnshire
Weston Hills
Weston Hills
Weston Hills shown within Lincolnshire
Population(2001)
OS grid referenceTF283213
• London85 mi (137 km) S
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSPALDING
Postcode districtPE12
PoliceLincolnshire
FireLincolnshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire
52°46′28″N 0°05′57″W / 52.774360°N 0.09922°W / 52.774360; -0.09922Coordinates: 52°46′28″N 0°05′57″W / 52.774360°N 0.09922°W / 52.774360; -0.09922

Weston Hills is a hamlet in the civil parish of Weston in the South Holland district of Lincolnshire, England.

Weston Hills, a linear village on a north-south axis, is situated approximately 2 miles (3 km) east from the town of Spalding. Its highest point is 10 feet (3.0 m) above sea level.

On 2 October 1942, an American Boeing B-17F bomber crashed at Weston Hills.[1]

A McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle fighter jet crashed in a field next to Weston Hills on 8 October 2014. The pilot ejected and survived the crash; no injuries were reported.[2]

The local school is Weston Hills C of E Primary School.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1942 Incident Logs", Bcar.org.uk. Retrieved 8 October 2014
  2. ^ "USAF F-15 jet crashes in Lincolnshire". BBC News. 8 October 2014. Retrieved 8 October 2014.

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