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Scrooby, Nottinghamshire

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Scrooby, Nottinghamshire

Scrooby is a small village, on the River Ryton and near Bawtry, in the northern part of the English county of Nottinghamshire. At the time of the 2001 census it had a population of 329. Until 1766, it was on the Great North Road so became a stopping-off point for numerous important figures including Queen Elizabeth I and Cardinal Wolsey on their journeys. The latter stayed at the Manor House briefly, after his fall from favour.
DistrictBassetlaw
Post townDONCASTER
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK6590
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01302
 

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

Scrobi

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

Scrooby, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Notts - par., 1520 ac., pop. 196; vil., 1½ mile S. of Bawtry; P.O. The manor house was at one time a palace of the archbishops of York.

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