Winthorpe shown within Nottinghamshire
|Population||2,050 (Census 2001)|
|OS grid reference|
|District||Newark and Sherwood|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
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.
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.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. The airfield was mainly used for training Lancaster crews.
- "Newark Air Museum". newarkairmuseum.org. 2011. Retrieved 29 August 2011.
- "The History of Winthorpe Airfield | Winthorpe Village, Nottinghamshire". winthorpe.org.uk. 2011. Retrieved 29 August 2011.
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