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Kneeton, Nottinghamshire

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Kneeton, Nottinghamshire

Kneeton is a village in the county of Nottinghamshire, England. The village lies on the A46 road between Nottingham and Newark and is on the escarpment of the Trent Hills that sit above the flood plain of the River Trent. There is an airfield nearby. There is a railway station at Lowdham. The placename is thought to have arisen from a personal name, 'Cengifu'. The church is 14th century Grade II listed, and dedicated to St. Helen.
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK7146
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire

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

Kneveton ~ Cheniuetone ~ Cheniueton

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

Kneeton.-- (or Kneveton), par. and vil., Notts, on river Trent, 5 m. N. of Bingham, 924 ac., pop. 115.

Kneeton, Nottinghamshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

KNEETON (St. Peter), a parish, in the union, and N. division of the wapentake, of Bingham, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 7¾ miles (S. W. by W.) from Newark; containing 109 inhabitants. This parish, which is bounded on the west by the river Trent, and on the east by the Roman Fosse-road, comprises 926 acres by measurement. The Trent affords every facility for the conveyance of commodities; there is a ferry to Hoveringham. The living is a perpetual curacy, valued in the king's books at £4. 9. 4½.; net income, £58; patron and impropriator, the Earl of Carnarvon. The church is a neat plain edifice.

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