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Winthorpe, Nottinghamshire

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Winthorpe, Nottinghamshire

Winthorpe is a village located in Nottinghamshire, England, located 2 miles northeast of Newark-on-Trent Nottinghamshire. Winthorpe has a village shop which is also the post office, a local pub called the Lord Nelson and a community centre where the events range from a monthly lunch club to an annual Bonfire night celebration. Winthorpe also has a long standing cricket tradition and has been the home to Winthorpe Cricket Club since 1887.
DistrictNewark and Sherwood
Post townNEWARK
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK8156
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01636
Population2,050 (Census 2001)
 

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

Wimuntorp

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

Winthorpe, par. and vil., Notts - par., 680 ac., pop. 256; vil., on eminence near river Trent, 1½ mile NE. of Newark; P.O.; is a picturesque and ancient place, with relics of the Roman occupation; in vicinity is Winthorpe Hall, seat.

Winthorpe, Nottinghamshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

WINTHORPE (All Saints), a parish, in the union, and N. division of the wapentake, of Newark, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 1¾ mile (N. N. E.) from Newark; containing 225 inhabitants. It comprises about 635 acres; the soil is light and sandy. The village, which is picturesque and well built, occupies a richly-wooded eminence on the banks of the Trent; and Winthorpe Hall, an elegant mansion, is surrounded by extensive grounds and beautiful plantations. Here is a station of the Nottingham and Lincoln railway. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £7. 11. 0½.; net income, £170; patron, John Handley, Esq. The church, situated in the highest part of the village, was wholly rebuilt of brick, with the exception of the south wall, in 1779. The Fosse-road passes through the parish.

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