Egmanton is a small village and civil parish in Nottinghamshire, England, and is located one mile south of Tuxford and one mile north of Laxton. The population of the civil parish taken at the 2011 Census was 286. The name derives from the Old English words for Ecgmund's farm/settlement.
A view of Egmanton looking east from the church entrance gate
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Egmanton was mentioned in the Domesday Survey of 1086.
According to the 2001 census it has 254 inhabitants in 101 households . The amenities include an Anglican church, a village hall (formerly the old school) and a pub, 'The Old Plough'.
The main economic activity in the village is farming.
Egmanton Church – 'Our Lady of Egmanton Church'Edit
Egmanton Castle consists of the remains of a Motte and Bailey style castle. It is commonly known as Gaddick Hill.
Medieval fish pondsEdit
To the west of the village off Kirton road are some earthworks which are the remains of medieval fish ponds, now dry. The following links provide more information on the importance of fish ponds to people in the Middle Ages.  
Oil has been produced from the East Midlands oil fields since 1939 with some production wells located around Egmanton. Although many have now closed, some of these wells remain in production to this day. On a national scale the level of production was never significant. 
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 8 April 2016.
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