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Sutton on Trent
Sutton-on-Trent - Vine House.JPG
Vine House
Sutton on Trent is located in Nottinghamshire
Sutton on Trent
Sutton on Trent
Sutton on Trent shown within Nottinghamshire
Population 1,331 (2011)
OS grid reference SK794658
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NEWARK
Postcode district NG23
Dialling code 01636
Police Nottinghamshire
Fire Nottinghamshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
List of places
53°11′N 0°49′W / 53.18°N 0.82°W / 53.18; -0.82Coordinates: 53°11′N 0°49′W / 53.18°N 0.82°W / 53.18; -0.82

Sutton-on-Trent is a village in Nottinghamshire. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 1,327,[1] increasing marginally to 1,331 at the 2011 census.[2]

It is located 8 miles north of Newark-on-Trent.

Sutton Mill was a stone-built tower windmill, built in 1825[citation needed]. It was owned by the Bingham family of Grassthorpe from the 1860s until 1984. The four-storey tower has been converted to a house.[3]


All Saints' church

Dredging of the river has revealed fossilized mammoth's teeth and tusks, Roman and Anglo Saxon pottery.[4] The town is mentioned in the Domesday Book and a Norman church was built in the 13th Century.

In May 1686 the manor and lordship of Sutton-on-Trent were sold to Richard Levett, later Lord Mayor of London, and his wife Mary.[5][6]

In 1870–72,[7] Sutton on Trent was described as:

A village and a parish in Southwell district, Notts. The village stands 1½ mile N by E of Carlton r. station, and 8 N of Newark; was once a market-town; is a polling place; and has a post-office under Newark. The parish comprises 2,930 acres. Real property, £6,753. Pop. in 1851, 1,262; in 1861, 1,147. Houses, 281. The manor belongs to the Right Hon. J. E. Denison. There are corn mills. The living. is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £280. Patron, Rev.Graystone. The church was repaired in 1848. There are chapels for Independents, Baptists, and Wesleyans, a slightly endowed school, and charities £5.[8]

A Board School was leased from the Church School Trustees and endowed in 1816, and Sutton Mill a stone tower windmill built in 1825, (It is now a residence) and by 1900 the area was known for its basket making. A feastival is still held on the first of November each year.[9][10]

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