Greasley is a parish north west of Nottingham in Nottinghamshire, England. Although it is thought there was once a village called Greasley, there is no settlement of that name today. The built up areas in the parish are Giltbrook, Moorgreen (often confused with Greasley), Newthorpe, Watnall and parts of Eastwood, Kimberley and Nuthall. There is also a small Hamlet known as Bog-End. In the 2001 UK Census the Parish had a total population of 10,467.
Greasley shown within Nottinghamshire
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Greasley (then Griseleia) is mentioned in the Domesday book as belonging to William Peverel and being worth ten shillings. The book includes reference to a church, a priest and woodland pasture.
The remains of Greasley Castle, a medieval fortified manor house, have been incorporated into a range of farm buildings.
- See the Lost Village of Greasley.
- Neighbourhood Statistics
- William was given a large number of manors in Nottinghamshire including Chilwell, Toton, Colwick and Kimberley.
- Domesday Book: A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 2003. ISBN 0-14-143994-7 p.771
- "Greasley Castle". Pastscape. Retrieved 2011-06-15.
- Cricket Archive
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