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Leadenham Town Information

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The ancient village of Leadenham, mentioned in the 1086 Domesday Book (1086), lies on the side of an escarpment, Lincolnshire Edge which marks the boundary of the Vale of Trent.

There is a long history of the Royal Air Force in Lincolnshire and above the village on the higher flat ground the Royal Flying Corps established an airfield in 1916. Although it closed in 1919, it was one of the forerunners of many other military airfields to be constructed in the county (well over 50).
No trace remains of the wooden Saxon church mentioned in the Domesday Book but a stone church dedicated to St Swithun and built of local stone replaced it in 1320.

In the 19th century, the village had its own Railway station,
on the Grantham and Lincoln branch of the Great Northern Railway.

St Swithuns Church, Leadenham - Photo © Richard Croft CCL
St Swithuns Church, Leadenham
Photo: Richard Croft CCL

The 18th century Leadenham House, home of the Reeve family, is surrounded by parkland and 3000 acres of farmland. It has extensive views over the Vale of Trent and is open to the public on certain days of the year. For access details see