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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.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Rampton, Nottinghamshire has been known in the past
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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