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Oxton, Nottinghamshire

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Oxton, Nottinghamshire

Oxton is a village in Nottinghamshire, England, with a little over 500 residents. Oxton is located 5 miles west of Southwell, 5 miles north of Lowdham, 10 miles NE of Nottingham and 2 miles NE of Calverton, and lies on the B6386, and is very close to the A6097 trunk road. Oxton has a church, a post office, and two pubs. Oxton also has 2 fords - a small ford (crossing) within the village itself, and a much larger ford on Beanford Lane - often as deep as 1 ft whilst remaining open to all traffic.
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK6351
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
 

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

Ostone ~ Ostune

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

Oxton, par. and vil., Notts, in Sherwood Forest - par., 3580 ac., pop. 516; vil., 5 miles SW. of Southwell; P.O.; near the vil. is Oxton House, seat.

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