Coddington is an English village and civil parish in Nottinghamshire. It lies 3 miles (4.8 km) east of Newark-on-Trent. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 972,which increased to 1,684 at the 2011 Census.
Coddington Mill was a four-storey brick tower windmill built in 1859 to replace a post mill on the same site (grid reference ). The tower was originally three storeys, raised to four when patent sails were fitted. It had two single and two double patent sails mounted on a cross, rotating anti-clockwise, with an eight-bladed fantail. It ceased working by wind about 1944, after being damaged by a blast from a landmine, and was derelict from 1947 until converted into a house some time after 1983.
A post mill on a different site was recorded in 1818 as being owned by William Else; it had a two-storey roundhouse building. Another mill was advertised in 1818 as a good new erected brick Smock Mill owned by John Else.
A predecessor windmill of one of those mentioned earlier was first recorded in 1597. Around that period, land records begin to appear in relation to the village, which was sometimes known as "Codyngton".
The chapel was built in 1827 and the Church of England National School in 1846. The school gained a local competitor in 1858.
When RAF Winthorpe opened in the late 1940s its married quarters were built at Coddington. With the demise of the air base, these houses were sold to the council in 1976. The area of housing, known as the Coddington Camp, was demolished in 1999–2000. The Hutchinson Road estate was constructed nearby in 1999.
The Boundary Commission in 2014 changed the Collington and Coddington District Council area to Balderton North and Coddington wards for the Newark and Sherwood District Council election in 2015–19.
- Views of Coddington Coddington History Book – 2007.
- "Area:Coddington CP|(Parish)"
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 7 April 2016.
- Shaw, T. (1995). Windmills of Nottinghamshire. pp. 12–13. Nottingham: Nottinghamshire County Council. ISBN 0-900986-12-3
- Domesday Book entry for Coddington.
- Limestone quarrying and lime burning in Coddington.
- Milling around Newark before 1600.
- Oral history mentioning Coddington Camp
- "Views of Coddington" book Archived 4 October 2011 at the Wayback Machine
Media related to Coddington, Nottinghamshire at Wikimedia Commons