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Hawton, Nottinghamshire

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Hawton, Nottinghamshire

Hawton is an English civil parish of some 70 inhabitants. It is situated to the south of Newark-on-Trent in Nottinghamshire, near the River Devon. It played an important part in the English Civil War as a Roundhead encampment against the Royalist stonghold in Newark, and a redoubt earthworks are still visible within the village. It is most famed for the parish church of All Saints, built in the 14th and 15th centuries.
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK7851
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
 

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

Holtone ~ Houtune

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

Hawton, par. and vil., S. Notts, 1½ mile SW. of Newark, 2160 ac., pop. 286.

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