Newton, Nottinghamshire

Newton is a hamlet and civil parish in the Rushcliffe district, in the county of Nottinghamshire, England. It is located 1 mile (1.6 km) south-west of East Bridgford and about 1 mile (1.6 km) south-east of the River Trent, close to the junction of the A46 Fosse Way and the A6079.

Newton
Newton is located in Nottinghamshire
Newton
Newton
Location within Nottinghamshire
OS grid referenceSK686419
Civil parish
  • Newton
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNOTTINGHAM
Postcode districtNG13
Dialling code01949
PoliceNottinghamshire
FireNottinghamshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Nottinghamshire
52°58′N 0°59′W / 52.97°N 0.98°W / 52.97; -0.98Coordinates: 52°58′N 0°59′W / 52.97°N 0.98°W / 52.97; -0.98

RAF Newton is a disused airfield immediately to the south of Main Street. It opened in July 1940 and closed in 2000.[1] The hangars and other buildings are now used by a number of businesses within the Newton Commercial Centre.

Newton Mill was a wooden post mill built before 1855. It ceased work c. 1920 and the buck was dismantled c. 1952. Some parts, including a stone neck bearing, were donated to the Science Museum in London. The brick roundhouse now belongs to the Crown.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "RAF Newton airfield"; Controltowers.co.uk. Retrieved 20 April 2012
  2. ^ Shaw, T. (1995). Windmills of Nottinghamshire. Page 36. Nottingham: Nottinghamshire County Council. ISBN 0-900986-12-3

External linksEdit

  Media related to Newton at Wikimedia Commons