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Costock, Nottinghamshire

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Costock, Nottinghamshire

Costock is a village and civil parish in the Rushcliffe district of Nottinghamshire, although its closest town and the postal address are Loughborough, across the border in Leicestershire. It is next to the A60 (Nottingham-Loughborough) road. It has a Church of England primary school. St. Giles' Church, Costock built 1350 which stands somewhat back from the main street of the village. The Community of the Holy Cross has a small nunnery in the parish since 2011.
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK5726
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01509

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

Castol ~ Cortlingstock ~ Cortingestoches ~ Cortingestoche ~ Cotingestoche

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

Costock, or Cortlingstock, par. and vil., in S. of co. and 8½ miles S. of Nottingham, 1320 ac., pop. 311.

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