Weston, Nottinghamshire

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Weston
Weston is located in Nottinghamshire
Weston
Weston
 Weston shown within Nottinghamshire
Population 312 
OS grid reference SK775679
District Newark and Sherwood
Shire county Nottinghamshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NEWARK
Postcode district NG23
Dialling code 01636
Police Nottinghamshire
Fire Nottinghamshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Nottinghamshire

Coordinates: 53°12′N 0°50′W / 53.20°N 0.84°W / 53.20; -0.84

Weston is a village in Nottinghamshire, England. It is located 10 miles south of Retford. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 312.[1] The parish church of All Saints is 13th century. At the south-east end of the village are three 16th century tenements built with cruck trusses.[2]

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Weston like this: "WESTON, a parish, with a village, in Southwell district, Notts; on the Great Northern railway, 3 miles NNW of Carlton-on-Trent. Post town, Newark. Acres, 1,690. Real property, £2,745. Pop., 380. Houses, 85. The manor belongs to Earl Manvers. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £500. Patron, Earl Manvers. The church was recently repaired, and has a tower and spire. There are a Wesleyan chapeland an endowed school."

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Area: Weston CP (Parish)"
  2. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus. 1979. The Buildings of England:Nottinghamshire. pp 289-290. Harmondsworth, Middx. Penguin.