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Winkburn, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Winkburn, a village and a parish in Notts, 3¼ miles N of Southwell railway station. Post town, Southwell; money order and telegraph office, Southwell. Acreage, 2371; population, 115. The manor belonged once to the Knights of St John, went in the time of Edward VI. to the Burnells, to whom, with Winkbourn Hall, it still belongs. The living is a donative in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £50. The church is a small ancient building in the Norman style, consisting of chancel, nave, S porch, and western tower with pinnacles; and contains monuments to the Burnells. There is an endowed school with free education for twelve scholars.

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 
Poor Law unionSouthwell 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictNewark and Sherwood
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG22
Post TownNewark