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Lound, Nottinghamshire

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Lound, Nottinghamshire

Lound is a village in Nottinghamshire, England, four miles north of Retford. It has a population of 493. The village is of Danish origin dating from the 8th century with a street running along the spine of the village. The oldest houses are tofts which are endways on to the street with strips of land running back from the road. Nearby villages are Sutton cum Lound and Mattersey. Lound is situated on a rise of land next to the flood plain of the river Idle.
DistrictBassetlaw
Post townRETFORD
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK6986
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
Population493
 

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

Lund

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

Lound.-- township and vil., Sutton cum Lound par., Notts, 3½ miles N. of East Eetford, pop. 354; P.O.

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