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Caunton is a village in the Newark and Sherwood district of Nottinghamshire on the A616, six miles north-west of Newark-on-Trent in the NG23 postcode. The Village is also well known for Dean Hole who is buried in the church yard and lived there, he was also the village vicar for a short while before getting his Dean-ship. He lived the manor. The manor is a very extensive house which now has its own equestrian centre and a mini golf course. St. Andrew's Church is the village church.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Caunton, Nottinghamshire has been known in the past
Calnestone ~ Calnestune
Caunton, Nottinghamshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Caunton.-- par., S. Notts, 6 miles NW. of Newark, 3345 ac., pop. 401; P.O.; contains Caunton Manor.
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