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East Drayton, Nottinghamshire

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East Drayton, Nottinghamshire

East Drayton is a village in Nottinghamshire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 212. It is located 3 miles west of Dunham-on-Trent. The parish church of St Peter and St Paul is 13th or 14th century in date. Nicholas Hawksmoor the architect was born either here or in the neighbouring village of Ragnall. A windmill was recorded at East Drayton in 1712, a post mill with a full width enclosed porch and porthole-like windows with shutters.
Post townRETFORD
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK7775
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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

Drayton ~ Drayton East

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

Drayton, East, par. and vil., N. Notts, 7 miles SE. of East Retford, 1543 ac., pop. 214.

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