Place:Normanton on Soar, Nottinghamshire, England


NameNormanton on Soar
Located inNottinghamshire, England

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Normanton on Soar (; known to locals as just "Normanton") is a village and civil parish in the south of Nottinghamshire in England near the River Soar.

Nearby villages include Zouch, Sutton Bonington and Stanford on Soar.

The post town for Normanton is Loughborough leading to the confusion of being in Nottinghamshire but with a Leicestershire post code.

The 1881 census reported that the village had 322 inhabitants. The village is now home to between 450 and 500 inhabitants.

Normanton contains a primary school called Normanton-on-Soar Primary School, a Grade I Listed church built between 1141 and 1147 — the Church of St. James — a post office and a pub called "The Plough".

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