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Girton, Nottinghamshire

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Girton, Nottinghamshire

Girton is a village in Nottinghamshire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 143. It is located 17 miles west of Lincoln. The parish church of St Cecilia is a small aisleless church almost totally rebuilt in 1879. Fleet Cottage is a rare example of an early north-east Nottinghamshire cottage of the 17th century, with a timber-framed upper storey on a limestone ground floor.
DistrictNewark and Sherwood
Post townNEWARK
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK8266
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population840
 

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

Gretone

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

Girton, par. and hamlet, S. Notts, on river Trent, 6 miles SE. of Tuxford, 1075 ac., pop. 150.

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

GIRTON, a parish, in the union, and N. division of the wapentake, of Newark, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 8 miles (S. E. by E.) from Tuxford; containing 206 inhabitants. It comprises 1075 acres, of which 570 are in open pasture; its small village is seated on the east bank of the Trent. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the vicarage of South Scarle: the great tithes have been commuted for £133. 17. 6., and the vicarial for £60. The church is an humble edifice.

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