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Holme Pierrepont, Nottinghamshire

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Holme Pierrepont, Nottinghamshire

Holme Pierrepont is a hamlet located 5 miles south of the city of Nottingham in Nottinghamshire, England. It is in the Gamston ward of the Rushcliffe local authority in the East Midlands region. The word "Holme" comes from the Old English and Old Norse words for a small island or low lying land by a river. "Pierrepont" is French for "Stone Bridge"; the family came over with William the Conqueror in 1066 and settled in Nottinghamshire in 1280.
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK6239
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire

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

Holme ~ Holme Pierpount

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

Holme Pierrepont, par., on river Trent, in co. and 4½ miles SE. of Nottingham, 2120 ac., pop. 221; contains Holme Pierrepont Hall, seat of Earl Manvers.

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