A large parish divided into Church End, Cross End and Lower End, the last bordering with Woburn Sands. To the east of St. Mary's Church is the Manor House built in the 16th Century and set among fine specimen trees. The Old Rectory and Wavendon Tower are both 19th Century ironstone buildings; the latter was home to the Milton Keynes Development Corporation in the early days of the new city. 'The Stables' theatre, founded by John Dankworth and Cleo Laine, is a thriving centre for all types of music and entertainment. The city of Milton Keynes now provides for most people's needs including a very good communication system of roads and rail. The mainline railway station provides fast, direct InterCity services to commute to London Euston and the North. Easy access to the main A5 road and M1 Motorway for Junctions 13 and 14, making both the M25 and M6 motorways respectively very accessible. Luton International Airport is approximately 25 miles away.