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Holme Pierrepont, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Holme Pierrepont, a township and a parish in Notts, on the river Trent, 1½ mile SW of Ratcliffe railway station, and 4½ miles E by S of Nottingham, containing the hamlets of Holme Lane and Adbolton, and parts of the hamlet of Lamcote and the township of Basingfield. Post town, Nottingham; money order and telegraph office, Ratcliffe. Acreage, 2197 of land and 48 of water; population, 211. The manor belonged formerly to the Pierreponts, Dukes of Kingston, and belongs now to Earl Manvers. Holme Pierrepont Hall, a large Gothic mansion, is one of the seats of Earl Manvers. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; net value, , £537 with residence. Patron, Earl Manvers. The church is ancient, was restored in 1878, comprises nave, chancel, and aisle, with tower and lofty spire, and includes a magnificent mortuary chapel containing numerous monuments of the Pierreponts and the Manverses. There are some small charities.

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 parishHolme-Pierrepoint St. Edmund 
Poor Law unionBingham 

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Land and Property

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RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG12
Post TownNottingham