Oxton is a village in Nottinghamshire, England, with a 568 residents at the 2011 census.It is located 5 miles west of Southwell, 5 miles north of Lowdham, 10 miles NE of Nottingham and 2 miles NE of Calverton, and lies on the B6386, and is very close to the A6097 trunk road.
Oxton has a church dedicated to St Peter & St Paul; a post office and two pubs. Oxton also has two fords – a small ford within the village itself, and a much larger ford on Beanford Lane – often as deep as 1 ft whilst remaining open to all traffic. It is however closed each March, so that the toads found in the swamp-like area,which the ford crosses, can breed.
Nottingham city transport
Nottingham – Mapperley – Mapperley Plains – Lambley – Woodborough – Calverton – Oxton – Epperstone – Lowdham
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 14 April 2016.
- N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire (1979), p.286
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- "No. 35859". The London Gazette (Supplement). 8 January 1943. pp. 283–284.
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