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Wilford, City of Nottingham

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Wilford, City of Nottingham

Wilford is a village close to the centre of the city of Nottingham, UK. The village is bounded to the north and west by the River Trent and to the east by the embankment of the now closed Great Central Railway. The now demolished Wilford Power Station was located on the north bank of the River Trent.
Administrative CountyCity of Nottingham
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK5637
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
 

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

Wilesforde

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

Wilford.-- par. and vil., Notts - par., partly within the bor. of Nottingham, 1450 ac., pop. 1106; vil., on S. bank of river Trent, 1½ mile (by ferry) SW. of Nottingham: P.O.; in vicinity is Wilford House, seat. The church contains a memorial window to Henry Kirke White (1785-1806), the poet, who resided in the village for several years.

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