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Costock or Cortlingstock, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Costock or Cortlingstock, a village and a parish in Notts, on an affluent of the river Soar, 5 miles from the M.R. station at Loughborough, and 6 from the L. & N.W.R. station in the same town, with a post office under Lough-borough; money order office, East Leake; telegraph office, Rempstone. Acreage, 1688; population, 287. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £181 with residence. The church is an ancient building erected about 1350, and restored in 1863.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishCostock St. Giles 
Poor Law unionLoughborough 

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