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Broughton Sulney or Upper Broughton, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Broughton-Sulney or Upper Broughton, a township, a village, and a parish in Nottinghamshire, on the high road between Nottingham and Melton-Mowbray, and on the verge of the county, near the Fosse Way and the Grantham Canal, with a station on the M.R. There is a post office called Upper Broughton, under Melton-Mowbray, which is the telegraph office; money order office, Hickling. Acreage of township 1902; population, 345. Stilton cheese is made in the neighbourhood, and bricks and tiles are manufactured. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £409 with residence. The church was partly rebuilt in 1855. There is a Baptist chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNottinghamshire 
Poor Law unionMelton-Mowbray 

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