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Thoroton, Nottinghamshire

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Thoroton, Nottinghamshire

Thoroton is a small village located in the parish of Thoroton in Rushcliffe, Nottingham, United Kingdom and lies along the banks of the River Smite. Thoroton has a population of 110 and was granted conservation area status in 1974. It is served by St. Helena's Church, Thoroton. Thoroton is located approximately 15 miles to the east of Nottingham and four miles north west of Bingham.
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK7642
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01949

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

Toruentun ~ Toruertune

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

Thoroton, par., Notts, 4½ miles NE. of Bingham, 730 ac., pop. 152; contains Thoroton Hall, seat.

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

THOROTON (St. Elena), a parish, in the union, and N. division of the wapentake, of Bingham, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 8 miles (S. S. W.) from Newark; containing 152 inhabitants. The soil is in general a rich clay. The living is annexed, with that of Scarrington, to the vicarage of Orston: at the inclosure in 1796, the small tithes were commuted for 19a. 1r. 5p. of land. The church is a handsome structure, with a tower surmounted by a fine spire.

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