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Rampton, Nottinghamshire

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Rampton, Nottinghamshire

Rampton is a village and civil parish in Nottinghamshire, England. At the time of the 2001 census it had a population of 1,269. Its name came from Anglo-Saxon Ramm-tūn = "ram farmstead". It is located in the Trent valley north of Nottingham, in the Bassetlaw district 8 miles east of Retford. The village is overshadowed by the chimney and cooling towers of Cottam Power Station. At the heart of the village is the Eyre Arms pub.
DistrictBassetlaw
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK7978
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Population1,269
 

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

Rametone

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

Rampton, par. and vil., Notts, 6½ miles SE. of East Retford, 2155 ac., pop. 357; P.O.; near vil. is Rampton House, seat.

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