Cropwell Bishop

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Coordinates: 52°54′49″N 0°59′05″W / 52.9136°N 0.9848°W / 52.9136; -0.9848

Cropwell Bishop
Cropwell Bishop is located in Nottinghamshire
Cropwell Bishop
Cropwell Bishop
 Cropwell Bishop shown within Nottinghamshire
District Rushcliffe
Shire county Nottinghamshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NOTTINGHAM
Postcode district NG12
Dialling code 0115
Police Nottinghamshire
Fire Nottinghamshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Rushcliffe
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Cropwell Bishop is a village in the borough of Rushcliffe in Nottinghamshire.

It is 1.2 miles to the east of the A46 in the NG12 postcode. The next village to the north is Cropwell Butler. Both villages form part of the Vale of Belvoir.

The village has one of a select six creameries that produce Stilton cheese. The village pubs are The Chequers on Church Street, The Wheatsheaf Inn on Nottingham Road and, towards the edge of the village, The Lime Kiln on the corner of Colston Road and Swab's Lane. The parish church is St. Giles. There is a Co-op on Church Street, along with a small local store and sub Post Office. There is also a family run butcher, a hairdressing salon, a sandwich and coffee shop and a beauty salon. It has a highly regarded primary school, Cropwell Bishop Primary School, which feeds into the nearby secondary school, Toothill Comprehensive.

The Grantham Canal runs along the edge of the village.

In November 2009 the village Scout group (1st Cropwell Bishop) re-opened after an absence of 15 years.

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