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Widmerpool, Nottinghamshire

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Widmerpool, Nottinghamshire

Widmerpool is a village and civil parish in Nottinghamshire, about 10 miles south-south-east of Nottingham and some 7.5 miles north-east of Loughborough. It is one of Nottinghamshire's oldest settlements and is just over a mile west of the A46. Extensive dual carriageway road works along the A46 have now been completed. At the time of the 2001 census it had a population of 262. Until the 1960s there had not been any building in the village for 100 years.
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK6328
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 Widmerpool, Nottinghamshire has been known in the past

Wimarspold ~ Wimarspol

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

Widmerpool, par. and ry. sta., Notts, 8½ miles SE. of Nottingham, 2190 ac., pop. 148; in vicinity of sta. is Widmerpool Hall, seat.

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