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Hawksworth, Nottinghamshire

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Hawksworth, Nottinghamshire

Hawksworth is a village in Nottinghamshire, England. It is located 10 miles south of Newark-on-Trent. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 127. The Church of St. Mary and All Saints, Hawksworth is Norman, with an elaborate tympanum, but was almost completely rebuilt in the 19th century. There is a Saxon cross shaft. The name "Hawksworth" derives from the old English "worth" to mean farm and the owner of aforementioned original farm, Hawk.
DistrictRushcliffe
Post townNOTTINGHAM
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK7543
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01949
Population127
 

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

Hochesuuorde ~ Hochesuorde

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

Hawksworth.-- par., S. Notts, 5 miles NE. of Bingham, 720 ac., pop. 158.

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

HAWKSWORTH (St. Mary and All Saints), a parish, in the union and N. division of the wapentake of Bingham, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 8 miles (S. W. by S.) from Newark; containing 203 inhabitants. This parish, which occupies a retired situation about four miles from the river Trent, comprises 750 acres; the manor belongs to the Rev. John Storer, who is the incumbent and patron. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £8. 13. 9.: an allotment of land was made in lieu of tithes, under the act for inclosing the parish, and, together with the old glebe, comprises 148 acres, valued at £300 per annum. The church is an ancient structure in the transitional style of the later Norman into the early English, but a considerable portion of it has been rebuilt within the present century; in the porch is a dedication-stone of very early character. There is a national school.

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