Budby is a small hamlet in the civil parish of Perlethorpe-cum-Budby, Nottinghamshire. Budby is about 2 miles (3 km) north of Edwinstowe. Nearby is Thoresby Hall, the former home of the Earl Manvers.

Budby
Victorian Pillar Box, Budby, Nottinghamshire - geograph.org.uk - 34093.jpg
Penfold-type post box in Budby
Budby is located in Nottinghamshire
Budby
Budby
Location within Nottinghamshire
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNewark
Postcode districtNG22
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AmbulanceEast Midlands
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53°13′26″N 1°04′30″W / 53.224°N 1.075°W / 53.224; -1.075

Geography and historyEdit

The hamlet itself is by the A616 road and the River Meden. Budby dates from at least 1662 when the area was part of Sherwood Forest then a Royal Forest, though most of the forest has since bee


n cleared for agriculture. It consists of two farms and 13 cottages built for farm workers some of which are still used by employees of the various farms in the area.

Budby has a mid-Victorian Penfold-type post box.

Coordinates: 53°13′26″N 1°04′30″W / 53.224°N 1.075°W / 53.224; -1.075