- Wainfleet, Lincolnshire
Infobox UK place
official_name= Wainfleet All Saints
region= East Midlands
constituency_westminster= Boston and Skegness
Wainfleet All Saints is an ancient port and market town on the east coast of
Lincolnshire, Englandsituated on the B1195, which leads to Spilsby, and the River Steeping(Wainfleet Haven). Close by on the A52 is Wainfleet St Mary.
The town stands on the former Roman settlement of "Vainono".
The town is famous for the
Batemans Breweryand the [http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A251137 Magdalen College School] founded by William of Waynflete in 1484. Skegness Grammar Schoolhas a boarding house in the town on "Low Road". It is notable for its Market Place clock tower and " Barkham Street", a replica of an east London street uncomfortably situated in a village setting. The parish church of Wainfleet All Saints was built in 1820-21 and replaced a medieval church two miles to the west of the town, which had become unsafe.
Just off the A52 both north and south of the village of Wainfleet All Saints can be seen two mounds both believed to be
viking burial mounds. A number of coins from the period have been found in the vicinity.
Pubs in Wainfleet are the " [http://www.bateman.co.uk/tenancy/woolpack_wainfleet.htm Woolpack Hotel] ", " [http://www.bateman.co.uk/tenancy/royal_oak.htm Royal Oak] ", and the Red Lion on the "High Street".
The village was the end on the Great Northern Railway until the construction of the town of
Skegnesssome 6-7 miles east. The train station is on "Station Road", and is on the Nottingham to Skegness Line.
RAF Wainfleet- local bombing range.
* [http://www.wainfleet.info Town web site]
* [http://www.visitlincolnshire.com/exec/104152/1104 Visit Lincolnshire]
* [http://www.emtowns.org.uk/market-towns-week/town-info.php?town=Wainfleet East Midlands Market Towns]
* [http://www.superspeedtrack.com/ Wainfleet & District Motorcycle Club]
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