Weston, Nottinghamshire

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Weston
Weston is located in Nottinghamshire
Weston
Weston
Weston shown within Nottinghamshire
Population 393 (2011)
OS grid reference SK775679
District
Shire county
Region
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
UK
England
Nottinghamshire
53°12′N 0°50′W / 53.20°N 0.84°W / 53.20; -0.84Coordinates: 53°12′N 0°50′W / 53.20°N 0.84°W / 53.20; -0.84

Weston is a village in Nottinghamshire, England. It is located 10 miles south of Retford. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 312,[1] increasing to 393 (and including Grassthorpe) at the 2011 Census.[2] The parish church of All Saints is 13th century. At the south-east end of the village are three 16th century tenements built with cruck trusses.[3]

In 1870–72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Weston like this: "WESTON, a parish, with a village, in Southwell district, Notts; on the Great Northern railway, 3 miles NNW of Carlton-on-Trent. Post town, Newark. Acres, 1,690. Real property, £2,745. Pop., 380. Houses, 85. The manor belongs to Earl Manvers. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £500. Patron, Earl Manvers. The church was recently repaired, and has a tower and spire. There are a Wesleyan chapeland an endowed school."

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Area: Weston CP (Parish)"
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 9 April 2016. 
  3. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus. 1979. The Buildings of England:Nottinghamshire. pp 289–290. Harmondsworth, Middx. Penguin.