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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.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
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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