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Wigsley, Nottinghamshire

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Wigsley, Nottinghamshire

Wigsley is a village and civil parish in Nottinghamshire, England. It is located 10 miles west of Lincoln. To the south-west of the village are the remains of R.A.F. Wigsley airfield. Wigsley is one of the Thankful Villages - those rare places that were spared fatalities in the Great War of 1914 to 1918.
DistrictNewark and Sherwood
Post townNEWARK
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK8670
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01522
 

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

Wiggesley ~ Wigesleie

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

Wigsley (or Wiggesley), township, Thorney par., Notts, 8 miles E. of Tuxford, pop. 91. Wigsthorpe. See LILFORD CUM WIGSTHORPE.

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