Place:Rampton, Nottinghamshire, England

Alt namesWoodbecksource: hamlet in parish
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates53.297°N 0.804°W
Located inNottinghamshire, England
See alsoBassetlaw Wapentake, Nottinghamshire, Englandwapentake in which the place was located
East Retford Rural, Nottinghamshire, Englandrural district 1894-1974
Bassetlaw District, Nottinghamshire, Englanddistrict covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
the text in this section is based on an article in Wikipedia

Rampton is a village and civil parish about 6 miles (10 km) east of Retford in Nottinghamshire, England. The parish is long and thin, extending about 7 miles (11 km) east–west but only about 1 mile (1.6 km) north–south. Its eastern boundary is the River Trent, which here also forms the county boundary with Lincolnshire. The 2011 Census recorded the parish population as 1,139.

The parish is best known for Rampton Secure Hospital, which is at the hamlet of Woodbeck about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) west of Rampton village.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Rampton, Nottinghamshire.

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