Shelton, Nottinghamshire

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Shelton
Main Street Shelton - geograph.org.uk - 81672.jpg
Main Street, Shelton
Shelton is located in Nottinghamshire
Shelton
Shelton
Location within Nottinghamshire
Population307 (2011)
OS grid referenceSK779446
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNEWARK
Postcode districtNG23
PoliceNottinghamshire
FireNottinghamshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Nottinghamshire
53°00′N 0°50′W / 53.00°N 0.84°W / 53.00; -0.84Coordinates: 53°00′N 0°50′W / 53.00°N 0.84°W / 53.00; -0.84

Shelton is an English village and civil parish in the Rushcliffe borough of Nottinghamshire. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 107,[1] including Sibthorpe and increasing to 307 at the 2011 census.[2] It is located 8 miles (13 km) south of Newark-on-Trent, on the north side of the River Smite, near to where it meets the River Devon.

Heritage[edit]

The parish church of St Mary is Norman. The west tower was removed in 1837 and replaced with a bellcote. It has a Saxon cross shaft with interlace work. Shelton Hall to the west of the church is late 18th century.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Area: Shelton CP (Parish)"
  2. ^ "Civil parish population 2011". Neighbourhoodf Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 15 April 2016.
  3. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus. 1979. The Buildings of England:Nottinghamshire. page 309. Harmondsworth, Middx. Penguin.

External links[edit]

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