Cottam, Nottinghamshire

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Not to be confused with Cotham, Nottinghamshire.
Mickleholme Farm April 1964.jpg
Mickleholme Farm prior to demolition in 1964
Cottam is located in Nottinghamshire
 Cottam shown within Nottinghamshire
OS grid reference SK818800
District Bassetlaw
Shire county Nottinghamshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Retford
Postcode district DN22
Police Nottinghamshire
Fire Nottinghamshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Bassetlaw
List of places

Coordinates: 53°18′36″N 0°46′26″W / 53.310°N 0.774°W / 53.310; -0.774

Cottam is a village in Nottinghamshire 8 miles east of Retford. The village church of Holy Trinity is Norman in origin, restored in 1869 and again in 1890 with the addition of a bell turret. To the south of the village is Cottam Power Station with 8 cooling towers, built between 1964 and 1968.[1]


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

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