Place:Clifton, Nottinghamshire, England

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NameClifton
TypeVillage
Located inNottinghamshire, England


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Clifton is a former village and historic manor, which now forms part of the south western suburbs of the city of Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom.

Clifton has 2 wards in the City of Nottingham (North and South) with a total population taken at the 2011 Census of 26,835. The location also encompasses Clifton Grove and Clifton Village, a picturesque residential area set alongside the River Trent.

The Manor of Clifton was for many centuries the seat of the de Clifton (later Clifton) family, branches of which were in the 17th century created Baron Clifton of Leighton Bromswold (1608) and Clifton baronets (1611). It is now the site of a council estate. The village is also notable for many old buildings including Clifton Hall, former seat of the Clifton family, and St. Mary's Church.

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