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Low Lowdham, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Low Lowdham, a village, a township, and a parish in Notts. The village stands on an affluent of the river Trent, 5½ miles SSW of Southwell, and has a station on the M.R., and a post, money order, and telegraph office under Nottingham. The township includes the village and extends into the country. There are brickworks and a tanyard. The parish contains also the townships of Caythorpe and Gunthorpe. Acreage, 3163, including 37 of water; population, 1393. The manor belongs to the Broughtons. The living is a vicarage, with Gnnthorpe and Caythorpe annexed, in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £176 -with residence. Patron, Earl Manvers. The church is an old building in the Early English style, and has chancel, nave, aisles, south porch, and a tower, with small spire. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 parishLowdham St. Mary 
Poor Law unionSouthwell 

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