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Watnall, Nottinghamshire

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Watnall, Nottinghamshire

Watnall is an area of settlement in Nottinghamshire, England. It is part of Greasley civil parish, and is located one mile north of Kimberley. The village is barely separated from Nuthall. Generally both areas are considered to be more affluent and middle-class than the neighbouring town of Kimberley. Watnall Hall was built c. 1690 and demolished in 1962.
DistrictBroxtowe
Post townNOTTINGHAM
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK5045
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code0115
 

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

Watnall Cantelope and W. Chaworth ~ Watenot

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

Watnall, vil. with ry. sta., Greasley par., Notts, 6 miles NW. of Nottingham; P.O. The vil. consists of the 2 hamlets of Watnall Cantelupe and Watnall Chaworth. Watnall Hall has been the seat of the Rollestons since the reign of Queen Elizabeth.

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