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Attenborough, Nottinghamshire

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Attenborough, Nottinghamshire

Attenborough is a village and a suburb in the Broxtowe borough of Nottinghamshire. It forms part of Greater Nottingham, and is to the southwest of Nottingham, between Long Eaton (to the southwest) and Beeston (to the northeast). It adjoins the suburbs of Toton to the west and Chilwell to the north. The village is the location of Attenborough railway station, and of the Attenborough Nature Reserve.
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK5134
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code0115

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

Attenborough, par. and vil. with ry. sta., in co. and 5 m. SW. of Nottingham, 2843 ac., pop. 1239. Henry Ireton (1610-1651), son-in-law of Oliver Cromwell, was a native. The par. includes the township of Toton and the hamlet of Chilwell.

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