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Wollaton, City of Nottingham

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Wollaton, City of Nottingham

Wollaton (often mistakenly spelt, yet pronounced, Woolaton) is an area in the western part of Nottingham, England. It is home to Wollaton Hall with its museum, deer park, lake, walks and golf course. The Park housed Prisoners of War and US troops during the World Wars.
DistrictCity of Nottingham
Administrative CountyCity of Nottingham
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK5239
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code0115

Other names by which Wollaton, City of Nottingham has been known in the past

Wallaton ~ Woollaton ~ Waletone ~ Ollavestone ~ Olavestone

Wollaton, City of Nottingham in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Wollaton, par. and vil., Notts - par., 2340 ac., pop. 712; vil., 3 miles W. of Nottingham; P.O.; the church is ancient, and contains many historic monuments. Wollaton Hall, seat of Lord Middleton, was built in 1588, and was the seat of the Willoughbys of Wollaton.

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