A165 cuts through the middle of the Village and houses can be
found scattered on both sides of the road. The main street is
lined with houses and farm buildings all of which give it a
rustic, rural feel.
During the Second World War Lissett
was a home to the Royal Air Force '158' squadron.
is left of the airfield today is some of the runway which is rough
and potted and some of the buildings which are now used as
industrial units on the Lissett Industrial Estate which is a
thriving area for local businesses.
The St James of
Compostella Church lies quietly behind some trees. It was built in
1876 but some of the Norman work from its predecessor was used. It
is said to contain the oldest dated bell in England which dates to