Cottam, Nottinghamshire

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Not to be confused with Cotham, Nottinghamshire.
Mickleholme Farm April 1964.jpg
Mickleholme Farm prior to demolition in 1964
Cottam is located in Nottinghamshire
Cottam shown within Nottinghamshire
Population 108 (2011)
OS grid reference SK818800
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Retford
Postcode district DN22
Police Nottinghamshire
Fire Nottinghamshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
NottinghamshireCoordinates: 53°18′36″N 0°46′26″W / 53.310°N 0.774°W / 53.310; -0.774

Cottam is a village and civil parish in Nottinghamshire 8 miles east of Retford. The population of the civil parish as at the 2011 Census was 108.[1] The village church of Holy Trinity is Norman in origin, restored in 1869 and again in 1890 with the addition of a bell turret. To the south of the village is Cottam Power Station with 8 cooling towers, built between 1964 and 1968.[2]


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 7 April 2016. 
  2. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus. 1979. The Buildings of England:Nottinghamshire.Harmondsworth, Middx. Penguin.

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