North Leverton with Habblesthorpe

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North Leverton with Habblesthorpe
North Leverton Windmill - geograph.org.uk - 500877.jpg
North Leverton Windmill
North Leverton with Habblesthorpe is located in Nottinghamshire
North Leverton with Habblesthorpe
North Leverton with Habblesthorpe
Location within Nottinghamshire
Population1,047 (2011 Census)
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townRETFORD
Postcode districtDN22
PoliceNottinghamshire
FireNottinghamshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Nottinghamshire
53°19′44″N 0°49′19″W / 53.329°N 0.822°W / 53.329; -0.822

North Leverton with Habblesthorpe is a village and civil parish in the English county of Nottinghamshire. The population (including Coates) as at the 2011 Census was 1,047.[1]

Unlike other civil parishes with a name of the form "X with Y", North Leverton with Habblesthorpe is shown as such on Ordnance Survey maps and thus has the longest name of a village in England and is the second longest in Europe, behind a Welsh village.[citation needed]

The village has a primary school, a parish church, a small village store/post office, and a pub-The Royal Oak.

North Leverton Windmill[edit]

The village has a working windmill which was built in 1813 and is a grade II* listed building. The windmill is open every Saturday and Sunday, sells wholemeal, spelt, white flour, oats and souvenirs. There is no admission fee to enter the mill, tours are free and there is a donation box with all donations go towards the upkeep of the mill.

St Martin's Church[edit]

The parish church of St Martin is medieval, the oldest part being the south doorway of ca. 1200. The church was built in the Norman period, circa 1200. The ornate window tracery of the south aisle and the chancel, dating from ca. 1300–40, is the chief feature of interest. The west tower is Perpendicular. The church was restored in 1878.

Habblesthorpe Manor[edit]

Habblesthorpe Manor is a small early 17th century brick built house. This is listed as a grade II listed building on the British listed Buildings website. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 7 April 2016.
  2. ^ British Listed Buildings

External links[edit]

Media related to North Leverton with Habblesthorpe at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 53°19′44″N 0°49′19″W / 53.329°N 0.822°W / 53.329; -0.822