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Selston, Nottinghamshire

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Selston, Nottinghamshire

Selston is a hilltop village and civil parish in the District of Ashfield in Nottinghamshire, England. At the time of the 2001 census it had a population of 12,208 St Helen's Church dates back to 1150 AD although the exterior of the church was altered by restoration and enlargement in 1899. An older Saxon church is thought to have occupied the site, and there is a monolith in the church yard, which may have been of ceremonial importance for pre-Christian pagans.
DistrictAshfield
Post townNOTTINGHAM
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK4653
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01773
Population12,208 (2001)
 

Other names by which Selston, Nottinghamshire has been known in the past

Salestune

Selston, Nottinghamshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Selston, par. and vil. (ry. sta. Pinxton and Selston), Notts, 7 miles SW. of Mansfield, 3318 ac., pop. 4373; P.O.; has large coal mines.

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