Alverton

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Alverton
Alverton is located in Nottinghamshire
Alverton
Alverton
 Alverton shown within Nottinghamshire
OS grid reference SK7942
District Newark and Sherwood
Shire county Nottinghamshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NOTTINGHAM
Postcode district NG13
Dialling code 01949
Police Nottinghamshire
Fire Nottinghamshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
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Coordinates: 52°58′N 0°49′W / 52.97°N 0.82°W / 52.97; -0.82

Alverton can also be a variant of Alverston or Alton (disambiguation).

Alverton is a hamlet and civil parish in Nottinghamshire, England, part of the Newark and Sherwood district. It is combined with its neighbouring parish of Kilvington, to form an area for a parish meeting. It contains about 20 houses. It is surrounded by farmland.[1]

Ghosts[edit]

The former Staunton Church of England School in the village is now a private house, said to be haunted by a teacher once murdered there. There have been two purported sitings of a ghost at another house, The Chestnuts, each describing the figure of an elderly lady in Victorian garb, thought to be Mary Brown, who had been a sempstress to Queen Victoria, but returned to Alverton to be a housekeeper to her brother and rule his four children "with a rod of iron."[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alverton & Kilvington Parish Meeting website. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  2. ^ The Nottinghamshire Village Book. Compiled from materials submitted by Women's Institutes in the County (Newbury/Newark: Countryside Books/NFWI), p. 9.

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