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Scofton, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Scofton-with-Osberton, an ecclesiastical parish in Notts, on the river Ryton and the Chesterfield Canal, 2¾ miles E by N of Worksop, and 1½ mile from Checker House station on the M.S. & L.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Worksop. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1875. Population, 388. Osberton Hall is the seat of the Foljambe family, who are lords of the manor. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £100 with residence. The church is in the Norman style, and consists of chancel, nave, aisles, and embattled western tower.

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 
Civil parishWorksop 
Poor Law unionWorksop 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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


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Visitations Heraldic

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RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtS81
Post TownWorksop