Egmanton is a small village in Nottinghamshire, England, and is located one mile south of Tuxford and one mile north of Laxton. The name derives from the Old English words for Ecgmund's farm/settlement.
Egmanton was mentioned in the Domesday Survey of 1085.
According to the 2001 census it has 254 inhabitants in 101 households . The amenities include an Anglican church, a village hall (formerly the old school) and a pub, 'The Old Plough'.
The main economic activity in the village is farming.
Egmanton Church - 'Our Lady of Egmanton Church'
Medieval Fish Ponds
To the west of the village off Kirton road are some earthworks which are the remains of medieval fish ponds, now dry. The following links provide more information on the importance of fish ponds to people in the Middle Ages.  
Oil has been produced from the East Midlands oil fields since 1939 with some production wells located around Egmanton. Although many have now closed, some of these wells remain in production to this day. On a national scale the level of production was never significant. 
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- The official website for the village
- The Egmanton Village Hall website
- Map of Egmanton courtesy of multimap.com.
- More information on the East Midlands oil fields
- More information on the Caunton Ward from the UK Office for National Statistics