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Wellow, Nottinghamshire

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Wellow, Nottinghamshire

Wellow is a village in Nottinghamshire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 444. It has a village green and a maypole, which is still in use. The parish church of St Swithin is 12th century, which was restored, with a new chancel, in 1878-9. On the east and south sides of the village are the remains of a defensive ditch, which originally encircled the village. To the south is the deserted medieval village of Grimston, which now forms part of the Manor of Wellow.
DistrictNewark and Sherwood
Post townNEWARK
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK6766
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01623

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


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

Wellow.-- par. and vil., Notts - par., 991 ac., pop. 378; vil., 6 miles SW. of Tuxford; P.O.

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