Lawrence of Arabia 1888-1935. On this site in 1925 soldier and author T. E. Lawrence lodged whilst serving at RAF Cranwell. Around this time he wrote his book Seven Pillars of Wisdom the legendary account of his leadership of Arab insurgence against the Turks in Syria during World War 1.
The Saracen's Head Near this site was the Saracen's Head Hotel A favourite watering hole for thousands of R.A.F. and allied airmen and women who served on Lincolnshire airfields in World War II. The hotel regrettably closed in 1959.