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Pictures of Wickenby

in the county of Lincolnshire

About Wickenby

Wickenby is best known as the war-time home of Royal Air Force 12 Squadron and 626 Squadron, it was also for a short time home to 109 Squadron who flew Mosquitoes. The old WWII Control Tower provides offices for Lincolnshire Aviation who use the site as a training school for pilots.

Visitors to the old airfield can visit a small museum dedicated to 12 and 626 Squadron's, the museum may be small but it has a mine of memorabilia and is well worth a visit. At the entrance to the airfield there is an impressive RAF memorial.

Wickenby is located in the Lincolnshire Wolds, equi-distance between the beautiful Cathedral City of Lincoln and the town of Market Rasen.

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A picture of Nettleham

Nettleham (10 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire

(6.7 miles, 10.8 km, direction SW of Wickenby)

This is a most delightful Lincolnshire village with dreamy stone cottages, a picturesque village green, and a sparkling beck around which well fed ducks and moorhens colonise...

A picture of Bardney

Bardney (12 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire

(8.1 miles, 13.0 km, direction S of Wickenby)

The village of Bardney lies on the eastern banks of the River Witham a short distance from Lincoln...

A picture of Ingham

Ingham (2 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire

(8.9 miles, 14.4 km, direction W of Wickenby)

Ingham, from its earliest dawning's at the time of the Doomsday Book has enjoyed a tranquil existence. The village lies in a lovely area between Lincoln and Gainsborough, amidst some of the shire's most stunning scenery...

Church of St John the Divine

Lincoln (653 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Lincolnshire

(9.8 miles, 15.8 km, direction SW of Wickenby)

This fine cathedral City was called Lindon by the Ancient Britons' and later the Romans' knew it as Lindum. In AD48 a Roman garrison was set up to command the meeting of the.....

A picture of Southrey

Southrey (5 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire

(10.0 miles, 16.1 km, direction S of Wickenby)

This is a pleasant place which grew up along the banks of the River Witham, within site and sounds of some famous abbey's...

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Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Lincoln Cathedral (306 Pictures)

(9.4 miles, 15.1 km, direction SW)

Looking at the West front of Lincoln's fine Cathedral Church of St.Mary, past the pageant of ancient buildings outside the castle.....

A picture of Lincoln Castle

Lincoln Castle (47 Pictures)

(9.6 miles, 15.5 km, direction SW)

A fine Norman motte-and-bailey castle built in 1068 on the site of a former Roman fortress. It is interesting for its two.....

Doddington Hall, Lincolnshire

Doddington Hall (3 Pictures)

(14.1 miles, 22.6 km, direction SW)

This is a superb, large Elizabethan house with a truly impressive roofline. It was built in around 1600 by Robert Smythson, with.....

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Tattershall Castle (46 Pictures)

(17.0 miles, 27.3 km, direction SE)

Looking at the huge red brick keep perched in its lofty setting the visitor is immediately struck by the strong French influences.....

Gainsborough Old Hall, Gainsborough

Gainsborough Old Hall (55 Pictures)

(18.2 miles, 29.3 km, direction W)

Gainsborough Old Hall is one of the largest and most outstanding surviving examples of a late medieval house in the country. It.....

Harrington Hall near Spilsby in Lincolnshire.

Harrington Hall (1 Pictures)

(18.3 miles, 29.4 km, direction E)

Built of a soft-pinkish brick, this long beautifully proportioned 17th century house presents a charming picture, the very.....

East Kirkby Aviation Centre - A day when a Lancaster Bomber taxied down the run way

Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre (5 Pictures)

(19.6 miles, 31.6 km, direction SE)


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