Winthorpe, Nottinghamshire

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Winthorpe
Winthorpe is located in Nottinghamshire
Winthorpe
Winthorpe
 Winthorpe shown within Nottinghamshire
Population 2,050 (Census 2001)
OS grid reference SK801537
District Newark and Sherwood
Shire county Nottinghamshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NEWARK
Postcode district NG24
Dialling code 01636
Police Nottinghamshire
Fire Nottinghamshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Newark
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Coordinates: 53°06′15″N 0°47′10″W / 53.1042°N 0.7860°W / 53.1042; -0.7860

Winthorpe is a village located in Nottinghamshire, England, located 2 miles (3 km) northeast of Newark-on-Trent Nottinghamshire. The name is probably from old English wynne þrop (thorp), hamlet of joy.

Newark Air Museum

Winthorpe has a village shop which is also the post office, a local pub called the Lord Nelson and a community centre where the events range from a monthly lunch club to an annual Bonfire night celebration. Winthorpe also has a long standing cricket tradition and has been the home to Winthorpe Cricket Club since 1887.[1]All Saints' Church, Winthorpe is the Church of England parish church in the village.

Newark Air Museum is an air museum located on the former Royal Air Force station, RAF Winthorpe, at Winthorpe village, just north of Newark.[2] The airfield was mainly used for training Lancaster crews.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.winthorpe.org.uk/winthorpe-cricket-club-history
  2. ^ "Newark Air Museum". newarkairmuseum.org. 2011. Retrieved 29 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "The History of Winthorpe Airfield | Winthorpe Village, Nottinghamshire". winthorpe.org.uk. 2011. Retrieved 29 August 2011. 

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