Girton, Nottinghamshire

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Girton
Girton is located in Nottinghamshire
Girton
Girton
Girton shown within Nottinghamshire
Population 140 (2011)
OS grid reference SK825661
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NEWARK
Postcode district NG23
Police Nottinghamshire
Fire Nottinghamshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Nottinghamshire
53°11′N 0°46′W / 53.19°N 0.77°W / 53.19; -0.77Coordinates: 53°11′N 0°46′W / 53.19°N 0.77°W / 53.19; -0.77

Girton is a village and civil parish in Nottinghamshire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 143,[1] reducing slightly to 140 at the 2011 Census.[2] It is located 17 miles west of Lincoln.

The parish church of St Cecilia is a small aisleless church almost totally rebuilt in 1879. Fleet Cottage is a rare example of an early north-east Nottinghamshire cottage of the 17th century, with a timber-framed upper storey on a limestone ground floor.[3] Girton has many floodplains from the River Trent that support many species of plants and wildlife such as Meadow Foxtail and meadowsweet[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Area: Girton CP (Parish)"
  2. ^ "Civil parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 9 April 2016. 
  3. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus. 1979. The Buildings of England:Nottinghamshire. page 132. Harmondsworth, Middx. Penguin.
  4. ^ http://www.nottinghamshirewildlife.org/nature-reserves/girton-grasslands

External links[edit]

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