Wellow, Nottinghamshire

Wellow, Nottinghamshire

infobox UK place
country = England

latitude= 53.19
official_name =Wellow
population =444
shire_district=Newark and Sherwood
shire_county= Nottinghamshire
region= East Midlands
post_town= NEWARK
postcode_district = NG22
os_grid_reference= SK669662

Wellow is a village in Nottinghamshire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 444 [ [http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=3&b=798475&c=Wellow&d=16&e=15&g=479273&i=1001x1003x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1206785692949&enc=1&dsFamilyId=779 "Area:Wellow CP (Parish)"] ]

It has a village green and a maypole, which is still in use. The parish church of St Swithin is 12th century, which was restored, with a new chancel, in 1878-9. On the east and south sides of the village are the remains of a defensive ditch, which originally encircled the village. To the south is the deserted medieval village of Grimston. To the north east is Jordan Castle, a Norman ringwork consisting of a circular earthwork surrounded by a bank and ditch [Pevsner, Nikolaus. 1979. "The Buildings of England:Nottinghamshire". page 372-373.Harmondsworth, Middx. Penguin.] .


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* http://www.britannia.com/tours/rhood/wellow.html

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