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Rolleston, Nottinghamshire

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Rolleston, Nottinghamshire

Rolleston is a small village in Nottinghamshire by the River Greet (a tributary of the River Trent), a few miles from Southwell not far from the Trent and about 5 miles southwest of Newark. It has a church dedicated to the Holy Trinity. It lies close to the railway line between Nottingham and Lincoln and is only one kilometer to the south of Southwell race course, which lies just to the north of the same railway line.
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK7452
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
 

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

Rowlston ~ Roldestun ~ Rollestone ~ Rollestune

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

Rolleston, par., township, and vil. with ry. sta. (Rolleston Junction), Notts, on river Greet, near its influx to the Trent, 3½ miles S W. of Newark and 13 miles NE. of Nottingham - par., 2705 ac., pop. 515; township, 1662 ac., pop. 232.

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