Our History

Browse Collyweston's past by subject or event. We have a vast history covering Roman times to present day.

Located at the end of the Drove

Find out about our WWII airbase

RAF COLLYWESTON

Opened in 1848: Collyweston shared its station with Ketton

COLLYWESTON & KETTON STATION

The Royal Palace of Margaret 

Beaufort, the mother of Henry VII and grandmother to Henry VIII

COLLYWESTON PALACE

Roman Temples, ramparts and mining activity all exist in Collyweston

ROMAN COLLYWESTON

Our village has a long history of slate mining.

COLLYWESTON SLATE

St Andrews dates back to the 11th century. Find out more about our local landmark

ST ANDREWS CHURCH

ROMAN COLLYWESTON

Read about Collywestons effort in The Great War

COLLYWESTON SLATE

How many public houses has Collyweston had over the years?

ST ANDREWS CHURCH

In Production

WORLD WAR I

PUBLIC HOUSES

WORLD WAR II

Read about our sports teams

SPORTS & RECREATION

In Production

IN PRODUCTION

Education was provided locally until recent times. Find out where the schools were located and who did the teaching

SCHOOLS IN COLLYWESTON

From business big and small, learn how the people of Collyweston earn a crust

BUSINESS IN COLLYWESTON

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