Hawksworth, Nottinghamshire

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Hawksworth
Hawksworth is located in Nottinghamshire
Hawksworth
Hawksworth
 Hawksworth shown within Nottinghamshire
Population 127 
OS grid reference SK752434
District Rushcliffe
Shire county Nottinghamshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NOTTINGHAM
Postcode district NG13
Dialling code 01949
Police Nottinghamshire
Fire Nottinghamshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
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Nottinghamshire

Coordinates: 52°59′N 0°53′W / 52.98°N 0.88°W / 52.98; -0.88

Hawksworth is a village in Nottinghamshire, England. It is located 10 miles south of Newark-on-Trent. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 127.[1] The Church of St. Mary and All Saints, Hawksworth is Norman, with an elaborate tympanum, but was almost completely rebuilt in the 19th century. There is a Saxon cross shaft.[2]

The name "Hawksworth" derives from the old English "worth" to mean farm and the owner of aforementioned original farm, Hawk. It is mentioned twice in the Domesday Book [3] with a taxable value in total of 1.7 geld units.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Area: Hawksworth CP (Parish)"
  2. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus. 1979. The Buildings of England:Nottinghamshire. pp 139-140. Harmondsworth, Middx. Penguin.
  3. ^ http://www.domesdaymap.co.uk/place/SK7543/hawksworth/

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