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Epperstone, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Epperstone, a village, a township, and a parish in Notts, on an affluent of the river Trent, 2½ miles NW of Lowdham rail-way station, and 7 SW of Southwell. The affluent, Dover Beck, is a lovely little trout stream. There is a post and monev order office under Nottingham; telegraph office, Lowdham. Acreage, 2504; population, 378. There is a paper mill, and Roman coins have been found. The country around is beautifully undulating. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; net value, o£210 with residence. Patrons, Hulme's Trustees. The church was restored in 1854. There are two Methodist chapels.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyNottinghamshire 
Ecclesiastical parishEpperston Holy Cross 
Poor Law unionSouthwell 
WapentakeThurgarton 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Nottinghamshire is available to browse.


Maps

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictNewark and Sherwood
CountyNottinghamshire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtNG14
Post TownNottingham