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Encyclopedia > Bingham, Nottinghamshire
Map sources for Bingham, Nottinghamshire at grid reference SK7039

Bingham is a market town in the Rushcliffe borough of Nottinghamshire, England. Contrary to popular belief Bingam lies on the defined borders of the midlands and southern England. It is often considered to be in the midlands, however this is not true. It has a population of around 9,000 people. It lies about nine miles east of Nottingham as similiar distance south of Newark-on-Trent and west of Grantham It is adjacent to the junction of the A46 (the old Fosse Way) with the A52. It is the site of Bingham railway station. Every Thursday Bingham holds a market in the centre of the town. Image File history File links Dot4gb. ... Image File history File links Gb4dot. ... The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... The market town is a medieval phenomenon. ... Rushcliffe is a local government district with borough status in Nottinghamshire, England. ... Nottinghamshire (abbreviated Notts) is an English county in the East Midlands, which borders South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... For other uses, see Nottingham (disambiguation). ... Newark (also Newark-on-Trent) is a town in Nottinghamshire, located on the River Trent. ... Grantham aka G-Town is a small market town in Lincolnshire, England with about 38,000 inhabitants. ... The A46 is a trunk road in England. ... The Fosse Way was a Roman road in England which linked Exeter (Isca Dumnoniorum) in South West England, to Lincoln (Lindum) in the East Midlands, via Bath (Aquae Sulis), Cirencester (Corinium) and Leicester (Ratae Coritanorum). ... The A52 is a major road in England. ... Bingham railway station serves the town of Bingham in Nottinghamshire. ...


Bingham is largely a dormitory town to Nottingham, however it does retain its own distinct character and there is some employment in Bingham consisting of approximately 20 industrial units each employing at least 10 people, plus numerous other offices and shops in the area. Bingham also provides shopping and other services to those living in the surrounding villages. This article or section should be merged with Bedroom community A dormitory town is generally a rural town where a large proportion of its population commute to nearby cities. ...


Trent Barton provide fequent and well used public bus service into Nottingham for commuters, shoppers and nightlife.[1] trent barton is the result of merging Derbyshires Trent Buses with Nottinghamshires Barton. ...


Bingham has expanded vastly since the 1950's with the majority of the housing being relatively new. Most of the more historic buildings including, St. Mary All Saints Church,the oldest being in the centre. Approximately 500 houses are now being built bordering the A52 Grantham Road and the existing Mill Hill estate. There have been concerns that the 1000+ people who will move into these new houses will require more and improved services which so far the local councils are proving reluctant to provide.


Bingham has a twin town of Wallenfels in Bavaria, Germany Wallenfels is a town in the district of Kronach, in Bavaria, Germany. ...


The south east of Nottinghamshire traditionally formed the wapentake of Bingham. The Romans "built a city at Margidunum (Bingham) and a settlement at the river crossing at Ad Pontem (East Stoke) on the Fosse Way that joined Isca (Exeter) to Lindum (Lincoln)."[1] A wapentake is a term derived from the Old Norse, the rough equivalent of an Anglo-Saxon hundred. ... Bingham was a wapentake (equivalent to a hundred) of the traditional county of Nottinghamshire, England. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... East Stoke is a small village in Nottinghamshire nestled between the A46 Fosse Way trunk road and the River Trent. ... The Fosse Way was a Roman road in England which linked Exeter (Isca Dumnoniorum) in South West England, to Lincoln (Lindum) in the East Midlands, via Bath (Aquae Sulis), Cirencester (Corinium) and Leicester (Ratae Coritanorum). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this articles infobox may require cleanup. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this articles infobox may require cleanup. ... Lindum Colonia (otherwise simply Lindum or, more formally, Colonia Domitiana Lindensium) was a town in the Roman province of Britannia. ... Lincoln (pronounced //) is a cathedral city and county town of Lincolnshire, England. ...


Schools

There are four schools in Bingham: Robert Miles Infant school, Robert Miles Junior School [2],Canarvon Primary_School[3] Canarvon and Toot Hill Comprehensive School [4] Primary or elementary education is the first years of formal, structured education that occurs during childhood. ... A Junior School is most commonly a school for pupils aged 7-11 in the United Kingdom. ... Primary or elementary education is the first years of formal, structured education that occurs during childhood. ... A Comprehensive school is a type of school providing secondary level education in England or Wales. ...


Telephone Exchange

The telephone exchange of Bingham was dedicated to Brian Bingham, a plumber. A plumber is a tradesperson who specializes in installing and maintaining systems used for potable (drinking) water, sewage, drainage, venting, heating and air-conditioning, or industrial process plant piping. ...


External links

  • Bingham Town Council
  • Bingham Netball Club
  • The Roman settlement of Margidunum
  • Bingham Parish Records Marriages 1598-1812
  • Bingham Town Youth Football Club
  • Bingham Leisure Centre
  • St.Marys All Saints Parish Church Church_of_England

Coordinates: 52°56′N 0°57′W The Church of England is the officially established Christian church[1] in England, and acts as the mother and senior branch of the worldwide Anglican Communion, as well as a founding member of the Porvoo Communion. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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