|Sutton on Trent|
Sutton on Trent shown within Nottinghamshire
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|District||Newark and Sherwood|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
It is located 8 miles north of Newark-on-Trent.
Sutton Mill was a stone-built tower windmill, built in 1825. It was owned by the Bingham family of Grassthorpe from the 1860s until 1984. The four-storey tower has been converted to a house.
Dredging of the river has revealed fossilized mammoth's teeth and tusks, Roman and Anglo Saxon pottery. The town is mentioned in the Domesday Book and a Norman church was built in the 13th Century.
In 1870-72, Sutton on Trent was described as:
- A village and a parish in Southwell district, Notts. The village stands 1½ mile N by E of Carlton r. station, and 8 N of Newark; was once a market-town; is a polling place; and has a post-office under Newark. The parish comprises 2,930 acres. Real property, £6,753. Pop. in 1851, 1,262; in 1861, 1,147. Houses, 281. The manor belongs to the Right Hon. J. E. Denison. There are corn mills. The living. is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £280. Patron, Rev.Graystone. The church was repaired in 1848. There are chapels for Independents, Baptists, and Wesleyans, a slightly endowed school, and charities £5.
A Board School was leased from the Church School Trustees and endowed in 1816, and Sutton Mill a stone tower windmill built in 1825, (It is now a residence) and by 1900 the area was known for its basket making. A feastival is still held on the first of November each year.
- "Area: Sutton-on-Trent CP (Parish)"
- Shaw, T. (1995). Windmills of Nottinghamshire. Page 37. Nottingham: Nottinghamshire County Council. ISBN 0-900986-12-3
- Domesday Book Reloaded, at BBC.co.uk.
- Catalogue of Denison Estate Papers in the Denison Collection, University of Notthingham, nottingham.ac.uk
- The Home Counties Magazine: Devoted to the Topography of London, Middlesex, Essex, Herts, Bucks, Berks, Surrey and Kent, Vol. X, W. Paley Baildon (ed.), Reynell & Son, London, 1908
- Sutton on Trent Nottinghamshire - at A Vision of Britain through Time.
- John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales.
- Sutton on Trent, at GenUK.
- Cornelius Brown, A History of Nottinghamshire, (1896).
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