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Ranby, Nottinghamshire

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Ranby, Nottinghamshire

Ranby is a small village in the north of Nottinghamshire, next to the Chesterfield Canal and adjacent to the A1. It is known for its two schools, the prep school Ranby House and the primary school Ranby Primary School, and the nearby church All Saints Babworth. Ranby Prison is located on the A620 to Retford. The Prison has been updated over the last 5 years and houses an increasing number of inmates.
DistrictBassetlaw
Post townRETFORD
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK6580
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01777
 

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

Ranesbi ~ Ranebi

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

Ranby, hamlet, Babworth and Blyth pars., Notts, on Chesterfield Canal, 3 miles NW. of East Retford; P.O.; Ranby Hall and Ranby House are seats.

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