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Awsworth, Nottinghamshire

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Awsworth, Nottinghamshire

Awsworth is a village and civil parish in the Broxtowe district of Nottinghamshire, England. It had a population of 2,266 in 2001. The village is near the edge of the Greater Nottingham area, between Kimberley and Ilkeston, Derbyshire. Awsworth has been a civil parish since 1894. The parish church of St Peter consists of a remaining chancel from the brick church of 1746 and a nave which was rebuilt in 1902-03 by Naylor and Sale of Derby in a freely adapted Gothic style.
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK4843
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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

Eldesuede ~ Eldeude ~ Eldeurde

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

Awsworth, eccl. dist. and ry. sta., Nuthall par., in co. and 6½ miles NW. of Nottingham, pop. 902.

Awsworth, Nottinghamshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

AWSWORTH, a chapelry, in the parish of Nuthall, S. division of the wapentake of Broxtow, N. division of the county of Nottingham, 7½ miles (N. W. by W.) from Nottingham; containing 294 inhabitants. This place borders upon Derbyshire, and has a small village on the Nottingham canal. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £101; patron, the Rector: the incumbent resides in a neat house, built in 1843. The chapel was consecrated about 1760. A poor person from this chapelry is eligible to Ilkeston almshouse.

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