East Drayton

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East Drayton
East Drayton is located in Nottinghamshire
East Drayton
East Drayton
 East Drayton shown within Nottinghamshire
Population 212 
OS grid reference SK775751
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
List of places
UK
England
Nottinghamshire

Coordinates: 53°16′N 0°50′W / 53.26°N 0.84°W / 53.26; -0.84

East Drayton is a village in Nottinghamshire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 212.[1] It is located 3 miles west of Dunham-on-Trent. The parish church of St Peter and St Paul is 13th or 14th century in date. Nicholas Hawksmoor the architect was born here.[2]

A windmill was recorded at East Drayton in 1712, a post mill with a full width enclosed porch and porthole-like windows with shutters. It was possibly moved here from Lincolnshire.

The village has a typical English pub with a Scottish hint, it also has a village sports club with a Saturday Football team during the winter months and in the summer a Saturday and Sunday cricket team.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Area: East Drayton CP (Parish)"
  2. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus. 1979. The Buildings of England:Nottinghamshire. pp 113-114. Harmondsworth, Middx. Penguin.

External links[edit]

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