Wiseton Hall, c.1790
Wiseton shown within Nottinghamshire
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Wiseton is a small village and country estate in Clayworth Parish, Nottinghamshire, England, situated between the villages of Gringley-on-the-Hill and Everton, approximately 5.6 miles (9.0 km) southeast of Bawtry and 7.7 miles (12.4 km) west of Gainsborough. There is also a nearby hamlet called New Wiseton. The Chesterfield Canal flows nearby, and there are several bridges in the vicinity.
The earlier hall was built in 1771 and was demolished in 1960. The estate belonged the Acklom family before belonging to the wealthy aristocratic Spencer family. In 1832, the country estate at Wiseton covered 930 acres, 872 of which belonged at the time to John Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer of Althorp. Spencer owned Holbein, Barlow and Caravaggio paintings at the "handsome" house.
At the time of John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870–72), Wiseton had a population of 124 people with 24 houses.
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