Church of St Peter and St Lawrence, Wickenby
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|• London||130 mi (210 km) S|
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|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
The parish church is a limestone Grade II* listed building dedicated to Saint Peter and Saint Lawrence and dating from the 12th century, although it was restored in 1868 by George Gilbert Scott. In the east wall of the south aisle is set a brass to Henry Millner, who died in 1635.
The former Free United Methodist Chapel, built 1878, was purchased in 1970 by the Holton Players who converted it into a 100-seat theatre, named Broadbent Theatre in memory of Roy Broadbent, father of Jim Broadbent, who designed the conversion.
RAF Wickenby was a Second World War military airfield, opened in 1942. During the war as it served as an RAF Bomber Command station used by Nos. 12 and 626 Squadrons. The northern part of the runway has been used as a civilian airfield, Wickenby Aerodrome, since at least the 1970s. The southern part is disused, and the south-eastern end of the runway is occupied by a poultry farm.
During the summer of 2015 a new aerobatic monoplane achieved its first flight at Wickenby.
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