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Cropwell Bishop, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Cropwell Bishop, a village and a parish in Notts, on the Fosse Way, the Grantham Canal, and the river Smite, 4¼ miles SW of Bingham railway station, and 9 ESE of Nottingham, with a post office under Nottingham; money order office, Radcliffe-on-Trent; telegraph office, Cropwell Butler. Acreage, 1647; population, 575. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; value, £280 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church, which was reseated and refurnished in 1893, has a very fine embattled western tower. There is a Wesleyan chapel, and lime works and brickfields.

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 parishCropwell Bishop St. Giles 
Poor Law unionBingham 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG12
Post TownNottingham