South Clifton

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South Clifton
South Clifton village approach - - 1712265.jpg
South Clifton is located in Nottinghamshire
South Clifton
South Clifton
Location within Nottinghamshire
Area5.237 km2 (2.022 sq mi)
Population326 (2011 census)
• Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Civil parish
  • South Clifton
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
List of places
53°13′23″N 0°46′14″W / 53.223148°N 0.77055573°W / 53.223148; -0.77055573Coordinates: 53°13′23″N 0°46′14″W / 53.223148°N 0.77055573°W / 53.223148; -0.77055573

South Clifton is a village and civil parish about 10 and a half miles south west of Newark-on-Trent[1] in the Newark and Sherwood district, in the county of Nottinghamshire, England. In 2011, the parish had a population of 326.[2] The parish touches Thorney, Girton, Fledborough, Wigsley, Marnham, Normanton on Trent, Spalford and North Clifton.[3]


There are 8 listed buildings in South Clifton.[4]


The name "Clifton" means 'Cliff farm/settlement'.[5] North and South Clifton were recorded in the Domesday Book as Cliftone/Cliftune/Cli(s)tone.[6] South Clifton was a township in the parish of North Clifton,[7] it became a separate parish in 1866. On the 25th of March 1885 an area of Marnham parish was transferred to the parish.[8]

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  1. ^ "History of South Clifton, in Newark and Sherwood and Nottinghamshire". A Vision of Britain through Time. Retrieved 21 March 2019.
  2. ^ "South Clifton Parish". Noims. Retrieved 21 March 2019.
  3. ^ "South Clifton". Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 21 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Listed Buildings in South Clifton, Newark and Sherwood, Nottinghamshire". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 21 March 2019.
  5. ^ "South Clifton Key to English Place-names". The University of Nottingham. Retrieved 21 March 2019.
  6. ^ "Nottinghamshire A-E". The Domesday Book Online. Retrieved 21 March 2019.
  7. ^ "North Clifton". GENUKI. Retrieved 21 March 2019.
  8. ^ "Relationships and Changes South Clifton Tn/CP through time". A Vision of Britain through Time. Retrieved 21 March 2019.