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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.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
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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