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Gamston, Nottinghamshire

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Gamston, Nottinghamshire

Gamston is a village four miles south of Retford in the county of Nottinghamshire. The village lies on the A638 road between Retford and the Markham Moor junction with the A1 and the A57 roads. The River Idle runs to the left of the village. Gamston was home to a rectory in the past, and today forms the name of a lane in the village. To the east of the village, beyond the East Coast railway line, is Gamston Wood.
Post townRETFORD
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK7076
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01777

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

Gamston, par. and vil., N. Notts, on river Idle, 3½ miles S. of East Retford, 2000 ac., pop. 252; P.O.

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