Brough, Nottinghamshire

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Brough is located in Nottinghamshire
 Brough shown within Nottinghamshire
OS grid reference SK837583
District Newark and Sherwood
Shire county Nottinghamshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NEWARK
Postcode district NG23
Police Nottinghamshire
Fire Nottinghamshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
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Coordinates: 53°07′N 0°45′W / 53.12°N 0.75°W / 53.12; -0.75

Brough is a hamlet in Nottinghamshire, England. It is located 5 miles to the north of Newark on Trent, on the A46 Fosse Way. It was the site of the Roman town of Crococalana, which grew around a military fort of the 1st century. The town spread along the Fosse way for about a mile, and had ditched defences.[1]


  1. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus. 1979. The Buildings of England:Nottinghamshire. pp 83-84. Harmondsworth, Middx. Penguin.

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