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Barnstone, Nottinghamshire

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Barnstone, Nottinghamshire

Barnstone is a village in Nottinghamshire, England. The parish church is St. Mary's Church, Barnstone. A Blue Circle cement works is based in Barnstone. Cement manufacture began on this site in 1885. and it was home to one of the first rotary kilns. Barnstone specialized in manufacturing cements for the mining industry. The site is now owned by Lafarge and ceased manufacture of cement clinker in May 2006. Barnstone is now a specialized cement grinding and blending operation.
Post townNOTTINGHAM
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK7335
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
 

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

Bernestune

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

Barnstone, chapelry with ry. sta., Langar par., S. Notts, 3½ miles S. of Elton and 5 miles SE. of Bingham.

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